NATIONAL RURAL INDEPENDENTS

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Securing the future for independent resellers
& their farmer customers

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Self made individuals who are unified in purpose
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New Retail Insights

New Retail Insights is published by NRI three times a year to share ideas and lead the debate
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About Us

WE ARE NRI

Self made individuals who are unified in purpose with a vision of the future. These are the shareholders of National Rural Independents (NRI) Limited, a prestigious new retail force in rural Australia. With the backing of global supplier companies, NRI was established in 2001 to underpin the prosperity of independent resellers across Australia. NRI is an unlisted public company. It's founders are professional rural resellers who share a vision for a brighter, more prosperous future for fellow independents. Built upon a philosophy of full transparency and equal status, NRI is unique among independent distribution groups, offering true equity and genuine wealth-creating opportunities for all shareholders. And by removing unnecessary links in the supply chain, NRI offers a totally retail-focused, efficient and profitable distribution channel into rural Australia. Quite an achievement in today's challenging rural merchandise market!

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NEW RETAIL INSIGHTS

Covering stories from all around the nation NRI discuss topics that are the talk of the town in agriculture, horticulture, local businesses and general growth in farming. Get to know Your Trusted Farmers by reading the latest issue of New Retail Insights.

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OUR STORES

NRI is among a unique independent group of founders made up of professional rural resellers who share a vision for a brighter, more prosperous future for fellow independents who are unified in purpose.

 

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OUR SUPPLIERS

One of the great strengths of NRI is the quality of suppliers we can draw from. With proven track records and outstanding product ranges, NRI is proud to endorse the following suppliers.

 

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Phil Green
NORTHERN AG

With 60 years combined experience servicing local farmers, Northern Ag’s four agronomists work together to service an area of approximately 5000 square km in the Southern Flinders Ranges. Northern Ag offers high quality agronomic advice & technical services which includes rotation plans, soil testing & crop protection advice. With a full range of crop protection, fertiliser, animal health & general merchandise products on offer, Northern Ag’s friendly staff can help with every situation you encounter on your farm.

Phil Green
Bill Tranter
TABLELAND VETERINARY SERVICE

A tableland veterinary clinic started operation in Malanda in 1952 and was originally operated as a branch practice from Townsville (it was the only veterinary clinic north of Townsville for a many years). Tableland Veterinary Service officially began operation in 1977. Bill Tranter and Ian Hosie began their current partnership in 1978 and have worked together as business partners for an amazing 35 years. Frank Condon joined the partnership in 2002 and Tamara Olley-Dredge in 2011. Since 1977 more than fifty veterinarians have worked in the practice supported over the years by many dedicated nurses, receptionists, office staff and technicians. Hundreds of veterinary students have also undertaken part of their veterinary training within the practice.

Bill Tranter
Dean Walton
WALTON RURAL DUBBO

Dean and Annette Walton started Walton Rural Dubbo in January 2012. Dean has lived in Dubbo his whole life and has accumulated 25 years as a respected sales agronomist with a corporate retailer before embarking on his own business. Walton Rural is the only Independently owned Rural Merchandise/Agronomy store in Dubbo. Teamed with NRI - National Rural Independents, Walton Rural has access to all the major suppliers and as part of a large buying group, is able to pass on competitive prices to our customers.

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Peter Brasnett
LACHLAN AGENCIES

Lachlan Agencies joined NRI in December 2010 and is a family owned and operated company which is now run by the 3rd generation of Brasnett’s Peter & Stephen. It was established in 1973 and has been servicing the Condobolin district for over 40 years. It started out as a pump & irrigation supplier and has now diversified into agricultural chemicals, fertiliser, animal health & nutrition, fencing, welding, seed & general merchandise.

Peter Brasnett
John Kelley
NFW - MEANDARRA

At National Farmers Warehouse (NFW) we pride ourselves on providing superior customer service and we can provide access to a range of agricultural experts in both cropping and livestock production.

John Kelley
Andrew Martion
MARTION RURAL

Martion Rural is a 100% locally owned agricultural business located in Rainbow in the Southern Mallee. We pride ourselves on delivering up to date agronomic advice and livestock agent services as well as the supply of agricultural chemical, fertiliser and buying and selling grain.

Andrew Martion

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NRI is a unique independent group of founders which are professional rural resellers who share a vision for a brighter, more prosperous future for fellow independents.

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NATIONAL RURAL INSURANCE GROUP

Your Trusted Advisors

For peace of mind, you should buy insurance from someone you know and trust. Majority owned by NRI Independents, the new National Rural Insurance Group offers knowledgeable, local, professional alternative to big-city corporate brokers.

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