Stephen Beare


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...
Journal article

Farm performance: identifying the top performing regions of Australia.

Regional measures of longer term farm performance are examined.