About us

Normal business hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm.

The Rural Group is a group of businesses trading as Echuca Rural, Cobram Rural & Shepparton Rural . The company has been operating since 1996, beginning in Echuca with 6 staff.

Today we have over 30 employees, with a couple of casual or part time former employees assisting during busy times. Generally our staff are long term employees, with many who have been with the company for well over ten years.

Directors/Managers: Chris Pettigrove & Graeme Shiells.

Branch Managers: Chris Pettigrove (Shepparton), Graeme Shiells (Echuca), Nick Pettigrove (Cobram).

Sales staff: Damien Trencher, Andrew Main, Dave Frazer (Echuca) – Mario Mete (Cobram) – Adrian Fitzsimmons (Shepparton).

Parts: 4 staff at Echuca, 1-2 staff at Cobram, 1-2 staff at Shepparton.

Service: 8-10 staff at Echuca, 3-4 staff at Cobram, 3-4 staff at Shepparton.

Administration: 1-2 Echuca, 1 Cobram, 1 Shepparton.