P. Kokic


Native vegetation management on broadacre farms in New South Wales: impacts on productivity and returns

In the largest study undertaken to date, a survey was conducted of 386 broadacre farmers in a 400 000 square kilometre region of New South Wales to quantify the impact of native vegetation on farm productivity and returns. Analysis of data collected as part of...

Native vegetation: public conservation on private land: cost of forgone rangelands development in southern and western Queensland

The Productivity Commission inquiry in 2004 into native vegetation and biodiversity concluded that the current regulatory approaches to native vegetation management were having a negative impact on some private landholders by imposing significant costs, preventing property development, preventing land use change to more profitable activities...

Australia's grains industry: factors influencing productivity growth

The problem faced by Australia\'s grains industry is how to effectively address the pressures that are likely to affect farmers in the future. What is required by policy makers in the first instance is a robust framework that allows a simultaneous evaluation of the likely...

Forecasting the regional impact of climate variability on Australian crop farm incomes

Analytical support for developing policies to enhance the resilience of Australian farm households to drought has been heavily dominated by rainfall analysis, whereas the impact of climate variability that matters to farmers and the community generally is the impact on farm incomes. With farm income...