Rural Sector


The Central Highlands Regional Resources Use Planning Cooperative (CHRRUP) is a community owned organisation that focuses on improving natural resource management practices and building a sustainable region.

CHRRUP assists landholders and community members by providing:

  • Information on sustainable agricultural practices and the management of resources
  • Relevant training and workshop opportunities
  • Support for sustainable agricultural practices through financial assistance
  • A whole-of-community approach to natural resource management


AgForce Queensland is a the state’s peak organisation representing Queensland's cattle, grain, sheep and wool producers, which strives to ensure the long term growth, sustainability, progressiveness and profitability of broad acre agriculture.

AgForce has five regions across Queensland, each with a regional council and member manager to ensure your issues are heard at a local level. Visit the AgForce Central page to find the contact details of your local reps.

Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM)

The State Government Department of Environment and Resource Management is the key contact for inquiries relating to any of the following areas.

Handy links:

However if you require additional information, please contact the Department of Environment and Resource Management(DERM) on the local number of (07) 4987 9300.

Local Directory

For further contacts in the local community search our local directory to find the services you need for the rural sector.