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Water market: what it is and how it operates in Australia

Water is a critical element of Australian agricultural production with recent droughts affecting both dryland farming production and the volume of water allocated to irrigated agriculture. It is a precious resource that is allocated across various needs, such as mining, agriculture, urban, industry and environmental. A significant contributor to Australia’s agricultural production is the irrigated […]


by Kilter Rural • June 8, 2020
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Investing with impact: podcast

Kilter Rural CEO Cullen Gunn is one of the most experienced voices in farmland and water management and ecosystem services. Cullen discusses the investment approach undertaken at Kilter Rural in an interview with the host of the podcast Inside the Rope David Clark. David is an adviser and partner at Koda Capital, with his interview […]


by Kilter Rural • May 29, 2020
Farmland Investment Investment

Agriculture’s resilience in the current climate

The world has drastically changed and almost all traditional investment markets have been impacted. Safe-haven assets, such as gold, have experienced value declines as investors seek to cash-in to cover margin calls as equity portfolios plummet. Daily volatility of this severity hadn’t been seen since 1987. Some minority sectors are bruised but not scarred, experiencing […]


by Kilter Rural • May 22, 2020
Seasonal Update

Watch now: Seasonal Update Autumn 2020

More than 60 per cent of the Australian landscape is privately owned. Much of it is farmland that contains vitally important natural assets. Preserving and improving the natural assets within Kilter Rural managed farmland and water assets underpins its business model. The Accounting for Nature model is used to measure and report on the condition […]


by Kilter Rural • May 22, 2020
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RIAA farmland and water certification

Kilter Rural’s approach to environmental, social and governance performance, and ethics, has resulted in two impact investment funds being certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).


by Kilter Rural • May 1, 2020
General Water Investment

Water fund financial outcomes providing environmental benefits

The Murray-Darling Balanced Water Fund (MDBBWF) continues to deliver, environmental, social and financial outcomes. As at 31 March 2020 the Fund had provided unitholders with annualised returns since inception of 19% while also delivering much needed water to threatened wetlands in the southern Murray-Darling Basin. Environmental outcomes from the Fund’s water are optimised through its […]


by Kilter Rural • April 15, 2020
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COVID-19: interacting with Kilter Rural

These are challenging times for all of us as we come to terms with the recent changes in the way we are living and working.


by Kilter Rural • March 30, 2020
Farmland Investment General

Tomatoes: To market we go

We are mid-way through one of our busiest annual field harvests picking and packing 80,000 tonnes of tomatoes. These images were taken before the current pandemic forced much of the world into self-isolation, but give an insight to the paddock to plate experience.


by Kilter Rural • March 25, 2020