Sustainable agricultural production

Report

How can Australia’s agriculture sector realise opportunity in a low emissions future?

This report outlines a number of technologies, practices and actions that easily reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Taken together, they suggest the Australian agriculture sector could play a significant role in pioneering global climate solutions, and take advantage of future opportunities to increase value and diversify...
Report

Fit for a better world: 2021 progress update

This document provides a progress update on the 2020 New Zealand Government publication Fit for a Better World – Accelerating our Economic Potential. It highlights how New Zealand is travelling in achieving a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive economy within the next decade.
Report

A fair transition for farming

This report proposes a renewed social contract for farming, which would set out the roles and responsibilities for farmers, the state and the public, in the shift towards a net-zero and nature-positive economy.
Discussion paper

Critical technologies discussion paper: agriculture

This discussion paper has been released to identify key critical technology developments, assess risks to and opportunities in Australia’s national interest, and examine the approach of academia, industry and government to critical technologies in the agricultural sector.
Strategy

National agricultural workforce strategy

The National Agricultural Labour Advisory Committee was appointed in December 2019 to develop a labour strategy for Australian agriculture. This document outlines the committee's recommendations.
Report

Food system impacts on biodiversity loss

This paper explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of accelerating biodiversity loss. It explains how food production is degrading or destroying natural habitats and contributing to species extinction.
Report

Analysis of global responses to climate change: opportunities for Australian agricultural producers

The research outlined in this paper finds that Australia’s farmers are well placed to benefit from global market changes as countries and businesses around the world act on and adapt to climate change.
Report

Growing Australia: Inquiry into growing Australian agriculture to $100 billion by 2030

This inquiry report outlines how the Australian agriculture industry can grow into a $100 billion industry by 2030. The report considers where the prospects for rapid growth lie, and how Australian producers can ensure they are able to take full advantage of any opportunities.
Journal article

Residual composite materials with applications in the industry of the construction

Ecological awareness as an ethical obligation is conceived. A product, a prototype or a process must culminate efficiently when incorporated into a production chain; its life cycle will depend, therefore; of its use, reuse and recycling. The 3D design of the potential application of banana...
Report

Local and sustainable food program

The Surf Coast Shire has developed a Local Food Program which has explored issues and opportunities related to sustainable local food production, distribution and value-adding in the context of climate change.