Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Australia)


Resilience in the Australian food supply chain

To date the Australian food supply chain has demonstrated a high degree of resilience, but there are factors on both the demand and supply sides of the chain that are decreasing future resilience. Some of the key elements of resilience in the Australian supply chain...

Towards sustainability for Australia's rangelands: analysing the options

The Australian rangelands occupy approximately three-quarters of the continent. They support diverse communities and businesses and make an important contribution to Australian society. The rangelands are landscapes where land use is dominated by pastoralism - extensive sheep and cattle grazing on native pastures. Rainfall is...

National agriculture and climate change action plan 2006-2009

Climate change poses challenges for all sectors of the Australian economy but particularly for those sectors dependent on natural resources such as agriculture. The National Agriculture and Climate Change Action Plan 2006-2009 (the Action Plan) is an agreement by Australian governments to develop a coordinated...

Innovation in irrigation: twelve case studies from across Australia

Twelve case studies demonstrate how the irrigation industry is rising to the challenges of sustainable use of water resources.

Country Matters - Social Atlas of Rural and Regional Australia

Describes the patterns of social and economic change of people and communities in non metropolitan Australia