Consultancy Services

Rural Solutions SA is Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) key delivery agent for major programs and projects across South Australia, and provides consultancy services to private and public sector organisations locally, nationally and internationally.

We provide a wide range of specialist consultancy services within:

  • agribusiness
  • fisheries and aquaculture
  • natural resource management
  • mining and energy
  • regional development sectors.

The $265 million Australian Government funded South Australian River Murray Sustainability (SARMS) Program is being delivered by PIRSA through Rural Solutions SA. SARMS will support South Australian River Murray communities through investment in:

  • irrigation efficiencies
  • water returns
  • irrigation industry assistance
  • regional economic development.

We are also leading the New Horizons Program, exploring new techniques to help farmers improve the fertility and productivity of the crop growing soils.

Seed Services Australia, the leading seed inspection, certification and testing program for the Australian seed industry, is delivered as part of Rural Solutions SA. 

Our reputation as a provider of consultancy services has been built and maintained through:

  • innovation
  • outstanding client focus
  • strong people capabilities
  • meeting the needs and objectives of stakeholders and customers.
The division employs highly qualified and proven performers who are experts in their fields, demonstrated by their awards from many organisations including the Planning Institute of Australia, the Civic Trust and Emergency Management Australia.

Page Last Reviewed: 17 Sep 2014

Latest news

  • Expansion on crop area sown for 2020-2021 season

    30 July

    Area under crop across the state is significantly higher than the five year average with an estimated 4 million hectares sown for the 2020-2021 growing season.
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  • $21m support package for drought-affected SA farmers

    10 December

    South Australian drought affected farmers will get extra support through a dedicated $21 million package announced by the Marshall Liberal Government today.
    Read more about $21m support package for drought-affected SA farmers
  • Action on acid soils

    3 December

    Farmers in the Mid North and the upper Yorke Peninsula will benefit from a new project offering innovative and cost-effective solutions for managing and treating acid soils.
    Read more about Action on acid soils
  • PIRSA at the 2018 Riverland Field Days

    14 September

    Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) looks forward to welcoming the Riverland community, industry partners and stakeholders to our site at the 2018 Riverland Field Days in Barmera.
    Read more about PIRSA at the 2018 Riverland Field Days
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Case Studies

  • Field of canola with a old barn in the background

    New Horizons

    The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.

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