RIST owns a building complex at 915 Mt. Napier Road, Hamilton, that was funded by the Federal Department of Education. The complex is surrounded by an operational research farm.
The facility has a large lecture theatre, four small tutorial rooms, a computer room, a kitchen, a large pavilion, and a laboratory which are all used extensively during the delivery of RIST training. RIST also has access to on site sheep yards, cattle yards, and a shearing shed - for use during practical animal handling activities undertaken as part of the training.
RIST also conducts training on farm in different locations throughout Australia.