Agriculture, forestry and fishing are Australia’s riskiest industries

Australia’s most dangerous industries revealed If you work in agriculture, forestry and fishing, then you’re working in Australia’s most dangerous industry, a study has found. With 44 fatalities and 3510 serious injuries... Read more »

$30 million for NSW irrigators to modernise farms

Irrigators in northern NSW can apply for a share of funding to upgrade on-farm water infrastructure. The latest round of funding for the Sustaining the Basin: Irrigated Farm Modernisation program will recover... Read more »
River Murray​, South Australia

$12 million announced to secure Flows for the Future of the River Murray​

The Coalition Government is delivering $12 million in funding for a project to restore natural flow patterns in key South Australian branches of the River Murray, to support strong and sustainable agriculture... Read more »
Australia farming industry

Immigrant farmers vital to Australian agriculture, study shows

How migrant workers are critical to the future of Australia’s agricultural industry Immigrant farmers and workers are contributing to the productivity of Australian agriculture. A RIRDC-funded study finds these workers bring new... Read more »

Biosecurity beefed up in Sydney to protect economy and community

The Greater Sydney region is one of the State’s key food bowls, producing $1.5 billion in food and agricultural products every year. A new $1.13 million partnership between Local Land Services and... Read more »
Mr Don Heatley (Commission Chair), High Commissioner Margaret Adamson, Mr Iqrar Ahmad Khan (Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad) and Mr Marek Krol (March 16, 2016).

Australia, Pakistan explore cooperation in agricultural research

FAISALABAD (Pakistan) –  The Australian Commission for International Agricultural Research recently undertook a range of fact-finding activities around Punjab. Their visit included farm field visits, meetings with Vice Chancellors and academic staff of... Read more »