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Make a meaningful change to wetlands environments.

The Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund has provided investors with a 13% return since inception in December 2015[i]. However this Fund is about more than just providing strong financial returns – it also facilitates wetland rejuvenation. The Fund achieves this by donating water each year to be used for the sole purpose of inundating scientifically […]


by admin • May 16, 2021
General

A year on, what the 2020 Fires taught us.

With all that has happened since, it is sometimes easy to forget that 2020 started with Australia burning. The 2019/2020 fire season in Australia saw over  17 million  hectares of Australian landscape burnt. It is estimated that multiple billions of native animals will have perished. It was not uncommon to wake up to a blanket […]


by admin • January 20, 2021
Featured Investment Water Investment

ACCC interim report on the Murray Darling Basin Water Market has been released


by admin • August 11, 2020
Farmland Investment Investment

Farmlands Fund seeks additional capital

Kilter Rural is seeking additional equity within its Australian Farmlands Fund as it continues to provide sophisticated and wholesale investors with the opportunity to secure investment in farmland and water markets while delivering environmental benefits.


by admin • July 1, 2020
Farmland Investment Media

ABC Radio: Australia’s first organic tomato crop

ABC Radio reporter Angus Verley interviewed Kilter Rural CEO Cullen Gunn about Kilter Rural’s success in growing Australia’s first organic tomato crop. The crop was grown near Lake Boga in north-west Victoria and processed at Australia’s biggest tomato-processing company, Kagome, in Echuca. The tomatoes were then packaged at Ardmona in the Shepparton region. From the […]


by admin • July 18, 2019
Investment Water Investment

Kilter Water Fund open to investors

The Kilter Water Fund was established in June 2014. It provides sophisticated investors with the opportunity to secure investment in Australian water markets under the guidance of Australia’s most experienced water investment manager. Fund performance to 31 January 2019 is: PERIOD RETURN 12 months to 31 January 2019 31.7% 12 Months to 30 June 2018 […]


by admin • March 29, 2019
General Media

WinNews: Kilter Rural helping build local economy

The success of farming is increasingly hitched to water security with an industry leader pumping up the benefits of irrigation.  A fresh approach is making every drop go further, turning almost unworkable land into thriving fields.


by admin • May 5, 2018
General Media

Kilter Rural: Investment Farming Model returns dollars from dirt

“Our aim has been to invest in irrigation infrastructure, manage water and soils and put aside land of environmental value to improve it, as well as deliver returns to our investors” explains Kilter Rural’s Michael Neville. “Our key metric is return per megalitre to measure performance of crops, because water is our most expensive input”, […]


by admin • February 28, 2018
General Media

New water barons – foreign farmers swoop on our crops

Major American and Canadian investment funds and agricultural corporations are pouring money into buying prime irrigated land along the Murrumbidgee and Murray rivers, looking for irrigated land to plant with citrus and almonds. Near Robinvale in northern Victoria, investors looking for a farm to grow highly profitable table grapes recently paid $5.1m for a 570ha […]


by admin • January 9, 2018
General Media

Noodle success for Japanese company spurs big agribusiness into organic farming

Hakubaku opened their organic noodle factory in Ballarat nearly 20 years ago because CEO Ryuji Nakamura said they wanted to be close to the best quality organic wheat. A shortage of organic wheat in recent years led to a supply partnership with Kilter Rural who manage over $200m in farmland and water assets in northern […]


by admin • December 15, 2017