About us - Elders Rural Services


At Elders, our business is to support Australian agribusiness and help it prosper.​

For over 180 years, we’ve been proudly working for Australian farmers and rural communities. Dawn ’til dusk, we tirelessly toil for a fairer, more productive and more profitable industry. We’re investing all our energy into creating a sustainable future for farmers. ​

We’ve been for Australia’s primary producers through the lean years and the green years, and will continue to be beside you when you need us.

For your business

No matter what you produce, your size, or what stage your agribusiness is at, our team of dedicated specialists are here to help you maximise its potential. ­​

The size of our network and access to established markets – both here and overseas – means we’ll help you get the maximum return for your livestockwool or grain when you’re ready to sell or trade. ​

Our extensive knowledge of all stages of the primary production cycle make us experts at optimising any client’s potential. Our agronomists  and livestock production advisors draw on knowledge gained from our unrivalled experience in Australian agriculture to give you the best advice when you need it. From farm suppliesreal estatefinance and banking to insurance, we’re a convenient one-stop for all your needs. ​

For community

From humble beginnings in Adelaide in 1839, Elders has grown to become Australia’s most trusted name in agribusiness.

Today we have over 400 branches located across rural and regional Australia. From Albany to Zeehan, you can be sure when you’re talking to an Elders’ rep you’re talking to a local – someone who understands the local conditions and is passionate about the land, animals and the community, just like you. ​

Life in rural and regional Australia can be tough, but we’re here for you and your community. Our community partnerships range from the national RFDS and key industry groups down to local school, sporting and community groups.

For a sustainable future

While we’re proud of our strong history, we’re always focusing on the future of Australian agriculture. ​

Through the Thomas Elder Institute we work with key industry organisations to research and develop ethical farming practices that result in greater sustainable productivity for the client and industry. We’re also ensuring our knowledge is passed on to the next generation via our Livestock Traineeship and Graduate Agronomy Programs. ​For a rewarding career that will take you further, choose Elders.

Elders plays an important role in advocating for rural industries and communities through partnerships with key farming bodies and is a driving force behind many key agricultural events that focus on future-proofing our industry. ​

Elders is for farming families.

For rural communities across the country.

For mateship and partnerships.

For advice and innovation.

For a sustainable future.

Elders is for Australian agriculture.

Talk to your local Elders branch to discover what Elders can do for you.