Company Overview

Welcome to Australian Adjuvants Pty Ltd, an Australian owned entity that has been established with the objective of manufacturing and supplying Australian farmers with “The best adjuvant Technology”.

The Australian Adjuvants team combines a wide range of relevant experience and capabilities which will ensure the continued achievement of the company’s objective.

Meet The Team

Grant Cruickshank

Grant Cruickshank

Managing Director

Mob: 0417 336 098

Grant has more than 30 years General Management experience with two international specialty chemical groups.

Grant’s experience has encompassed operations in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. All with a focus on industrial / manufacturing, agricultural (animal health) and chemical applications. His unparalleled experience in growing and developing businesses has been based on a simple philosophy of identifying, meeting and wherever possible exceeding customer expectations.

Chris Barry

Chris Barry

Sales Director

Mob: 0429 970 542

Australian Adjuvants Sales Director Chris Barry has over 30 years’ experience in the Australian Agricultural market as a qualified and highly respected agronomist /sales representative . Chris has worked in a variety of sales roles encompassing territory management through to national management roles. Chris has a strong understanding of the agricultural distribution network along with extensive adjuvant product knowledge and experience.

Graeme Hackett

Graeme Hackett

Regional Manager NSW/ QLD

Mob: 0427 128 020

Australian Adjuvants Regional Manager NSW/QLD is based in wagga. Graeme has over 25years experience in the Australian Agricultural market, having worked with both actives and adjuvants for both broadacre and horticultural applications . Graeme offers support to both rural stores and agronomists throughout NSW and QLD.

David Rann

Sales Manager Tasmania

Mob: 0437 120 937

David is based on the northwest coast of Tasmania. David has a broad in depth knowledge of Tasmanian agricultural /horticultural practises . His Career has involved on farm, rural distribution and now technical sales . David’s last 15 years has been directly related to supporting and growing agronomic awareness in the importance of adjuvants for today’s agricultural needs.

Malcolm Dodson

Malcolm Dodson

Operations Director

Mob: 0408 553 859

Malcolm has 40 years' experience in Manufacturing, firstly in the food industry and subsequently the chemical industry. As a qualified Fitter and Turner, Malcolm has engineering skills as a base together with a Graduate Diploma in Business Management. He brings to the company many years of Human Resources and Operations Management experience. This has led to him building a successful Chemical Manufacturing Facility and Manufacturing Business which operates in Melbourne today. Malcolm also runs a 300 Hectare Beef Operation in Gippsland.

Malcolm Dodson

Peter Wrigley

Technical and Development Director

Mob: 0413 839 023

Peter joins Australian Adjuvants having more than 30 years’ experience as General Manager of a chemical company operating in Agricultural Chemicals. His previous roles have included Technical, Manufacturing, Operations in addition to his General Management role. His technical experience has him a co-patentee on 10 international patent applications.

Allan Spencer

Allan Spencer

Research Consultant


Allan through his association with Australian Adjuvants Pty Ltd brings more than 25 years of experience as the head of research for multi-national pharmaceutical companies and more recently 6 years’ experience with a multi-national Agchem company. His focus in working with Australian Adjuvants Pty Ltd will be to generate novel technologies which bring significant benefits to Australian Agriculture. He holds several patents for pharmaceutical and Agchem formulations. Allan is also a published author.

Chris Dodson

Chris Dodson

Financial Controller


Chris has operated his own accounting practice based in rural Victoria for 3 years and consults to a range of small to medium businesses. During his university studies he worked part-time in the chemical industry giving him the ideal background for his position with Australian Adjuvants Pty Ltd.

Elise Dodson


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