Bringing clarity to complexity. Building confidence to act.

RMCG is an environmental and agricultural consultancy

We provide advice to government agencies, water authorities, institutions and private sector clients in the fields of environment, water, agriculture, economics and communities.


We apply our expertise and insight to drive sustainable resource use

RMCG provides policy, planning and technical consulting services to ensure a healthy future for the environment, industry and communities by helping them to plan and implement change.


RMCG is one of Australia’s strongest regionally focussed consulting groups

We have achieved this position through a commitment to the sustainable development of rural industries and communities.

We are an employer of choice

At RMCG, we pride ourselves on providing working conditions and arrangements that suit each individual’s needs.


Our history

The RMCG story started in Bendigo in 1989 with Rob Rendell and Nigel McGuckian. The initial focus was on helping farmers build sustainable businesses. We still retain that strong connection with individual farmers. It gives us a real understanding of what government policies mean in practice.


Our values

We care for our employees and clients and pride ourselves on our integrity and willingness to be honest in our advice.


A notable innovation: Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces (WEIDAP) Project

23 JAN 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) held the 2018 Asia Water Forum in Manilla, Philippines in early October. The event provided the opportunity for over 800 participants to share their water security kno...

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An introduction to Australian habitat conservation and management

05 DEC 2018

Consultant Dr Claire Feniuk recently completed Greening Australia’s Habitat Conservation and Management course. Over a period of three months, the course involved weekly three-hour lectures at La Tr...

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Leading the debate on recycled water use in Australian agriculture

27 AUG 2018

RMCG Managing Principal Dr Anne-Maree Boland featured in the media recently on the potential use of recycled water in food crop irrigation. Commenting on the reason for recycled water not being utilis...

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