Farmers use broadband, in combination with other technologies, to reduce costs, improve water efficiency and improve access to commodity and labour markets. This paper highlights the real world benefits of high-speed broadband in a series of case studies of agricultural enterprises.
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.
Analysing the relationship between American start-up ecosystems and venture capital investment, and in particular looking at the impact that specialisation can have in building successful ecosystems, such as in St Louis (Missouri), offers insight as to how Australia can catalyse the development of the local...
Connectivity and digital inclusion in Far North Queensland’s agricultural communities: policy-focused report
This policy-focused report is the culmination of a qualitative study of digital connectivity and telecommunications in rural Far North Queensland. In particular, the research investigated the lived experience of digital inclusion - a combination of internet access, affordability of technology, and digital ability - in...
In Australia, there is an increasing understanding of the potential opportunities promised by digital agriculture and its importance to the future of Australia’s food and fibre industries.