Nyree Stenekes

Briefing paper

Snapshot of Australia's agricultural workforce

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has developed this Snapshot to inform policy and decision makers about the workforce characteristics and diversity of people and communities that contribute to Australian agriculture.
Discussion paper

Social indicators for Australia's forest and wood products industries

In recent years there has been increasing interest in monitoring social dimensions of primary industries in Australia, however there has been no regular reporting of social data in the forestry sector.

Indicators of community vulnerability and adaptive capacity across the Murray-Darling Basin: a focus on irrigation in agriculture

There are many changes occurring in rural and regional communities in the Murray-Darling Basin as a result of climate change, water availability, water trading, global markets, population movements and ongoing social changes. Basin communities will respond to and be affected by a range of these...

Climate risk and industry adaptation: Murray Darling Basin

This report provides findings from four case studies that explored the links between people's climate risk management strategies and their perceptions of climate variability and climate change. The study took place across both irrigated and dryland communities in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Lessons From Slingshot

Slingshot is a self-employment pathways program designed to assist young people who have an interest in running their own businesses to learn relevant skills and to explore the opportunities presented by self-employment. Slingshot's target group of young people aged 18 to 24 years old who...