35 Works

Upscaling the Australian softwood sawmill industry: Feasibility and implications for future plantation investment

Linden Whittle & Rhys Downham

Snapshot of Australian Agriculture (2018)

Tom JACKSON, Kirk ZAMMIT & Steve HATFIELD-DODDS
This brief describes the current state of Australian agriculture, with the aim of providing key information and statistics in one place. We cover six key aspects of Australian agriculture: its role in the broader economy, trends in production, industry structure, exports, productivity and risk management.

Fires in Australia’s Forests 2011-16 (2018)

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resources Economics And Sciences
Fires in Australia’s Forests 2011–16 (2018) is a continental spatial datasetof the extent and frequency of planned and unplanned fires occurring in forest in the five financial years between July 2011 and June 2016, assembled for Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018. It was developed from multiple fire area datasets contributed by state and territory government agencies, after consultation with Australia’s Forest Fire Management Group. The fire dataset is then combined with forest cover...

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 4 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
The 5 workbooks (4.1a, 4.1b, 4.1c, 4.1d and 4.1e) contain the data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 4 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 4 is concerned about the conservation and maintenance of soil and water resources in Australia’s forest ecosystems. The workbook names correspond to the codes used for the names of the five indicators in this criterion.

Agricultural commodity statistics 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural Resource Economics And Sciences (ABARES)

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 3 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
The two workbooks (3.1a and 3.1b) contain data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 3 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 3 is concerned about the maintenance of the health and vitality of Australia’s forest ecosystems. The workbook names correspond to the codes used for the names of the two indicators in this criterion.

The future of Chinese agricultural policy: Opportunities and challenges for Australian grains, beef and dairy exports

James Fell
This report presents the future of Chinese agricultural policy and the key opportunities and challenges for Australia's dairy, grain and meat exporters. In recent years the direction of Chinese agricultural policy has been changing. The emphasis of the new policy direction is on supply side reform, in line with the Chinese president's reform agenda. Key policy documents released since 2017 outline reforms that have implications for the future of Australian agricultural exports to China.

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 2 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Science
The five workbooks (2.1a, 2.1b, 2.1c, 2.1d, and 2.1e) contain data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 2 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 2 is concerned about the maintenance of the productive capacity of Australia’s forest ecosystems. The workbook names correspond to the codes used for the names of the five indicators in this criterion.

Economic potential for new plantation establishment in Australia: Outlook to 2050

Linden Whittle, Peter Lock & Beau Hug

ABARES water market outlook

Neal Hughes, Mihir Gupta & Tim Westwood
This ABARES water market outlook focuses on prices for water allocations within the southern Murray-Darling Basin (sMDB). A brief summary of market conditions prevailing in 2018–19 is provided along with an outlook for 2019–20.

Agricultural commodities: March quarter 2019

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural Resource Economics And Sciences (ABARES)

A review of methods used for resource sharing between commercial and recreational fishers - Examples from Australia and overseas

Kasia Mazur, Andrea Bath, Jacob Savage & Robert Curtotti

The future of public sector forecasting in Australian agriculture

Rohan Nelson
The operating context of Australian agriculture has changed dramatically since Australian governments first committed to providing forecasting services for agriculture in the 1940s. This paper explores the evolution of these forecasting services, how the world has changed since then, and what this means for the future design of these services.

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 7 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
The 5 workbooks (7.1a, 7.1b, 7.1c, 7.1d and 7.1e) contain the data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 7 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 7 is concerned about the legal, institutional and economic framework for conservation and sustainable management of Australia’s forest ecosystems. The workbook names correspond to the codes used for the names of the five indicators in this criterion.

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 5 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
The workbook (5.1a) contains the data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 5 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 5 is concerned about the contribution to global carbon stokes from Australia’s forest ecosystems. The workbook name corresponds to the codes used for the names of the one indicator of this criterion.

Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 (SOFR 2018) is the fifth in a series of national five-yearly reports on Australia's forests. Previous national SOFR reports were published in 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013. The information presented in SOFR 2018 covers primarily the five-year period from 2011 to 2016, or otherwise using the best available data. The report is organised under a framework of seven criteria for sustainable forest management developed by the international-level Montreal...

Snapshot of Australia's agricultural workforce

Bill Binks, Nyree Stenekes, Heleen Kruger & Robert Kancans
his snapshot describes Australia’s agricultural workforce, providing key information and statistics in one place. We cover where workers live, what sub-industries and occupations they work in, and the mobility and educational attainment of the workforce. The snapshot also describes the involvement of Indigenous people, People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, women and young people in the agricultural workforce.

Tenure of Australia's Forests (2018)

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
Tenure of Australia's forests (2018) is a continental dataset of tenure classified into national forest tenure classes reported by the National Forest Inventory (NFI) – a collaborative partnership between the Australian and state and territory governments, whose role is to collate, integrate and communicate information on Australia's forests. The dataset was assembled for the Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 (SOFR 2018) and combines land tenure information with forest cover information sourced from the...

Drought impacts on broadacre and dairy farms in South-Eastern Australia

Peter Martin & Vernon Topp

A snapshot of Australian Fisheries and Aquaculture

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural Resource Economics And Sciences (ABARES)

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 1 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
The nine (9) workbooks (1.1a, 1.1b, 1.1c, 1.1d, 1.2a, 1.2b, 1.2c, 1.3a and 1.3b) contain the data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 1 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 1 is concerned about the conservation of biological diversity or biodiversity at three levels: ecosystem biodiversity, species diversity and genetic diversity. The workbook names correspond to the codes used for the names of the...

Data underpinning selected tables and figures presented in Criterion 6 of Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences
The 15 workbooks (6.1a, 6.1b, 6.1c, 6.1d, 6.1e, 6.2a, 6.2b, 6.3b, 6.4a, 6.4b, 6.4d, 6.5a, 6.5b, 6.5c and 6.5d) contain the data presented in selected tables or underpinning selected figures (charts or graphs) in Criterion 6 of Australia’s State of the Forest Report 2018 (www.doi.org/10.25814/5be1205b3aa33). Criterion 6 is concerned about the maintenance and enhancement of long term multiple socio-economic benefits to society provided by Australia’s forest ecosystems. The workbook names correspond to the codes used...

Measuring water market prices

Orion Sanders, Neal Hughes & Mihir Gupta
This report was prepared for the Department’s Water Division. This report compares different methods for analysing water market price data. The goal is to identify a preferred method (which could be employed by all public and private analysts) for producing accurate and robust estimates of historical and current water market prices, for both water allocations (temporary trade) and water entitlements (permanent trade). The report considers standard methods employed currently by analysts along with more sophisticated...

Australian forest and wood products statistics: March and June quarters 2018

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural Resource Economics And Sciences (ABARES)
This issue of the Australian forest and wood products statistics (AFWPS) presents 2016-17 data for key indicators of domestic forestry sector activity, including sales and service income and industry value added. It includes estimates of the volume and value of logs harvested in 2017-18; as well as housing and other residential commencements, and wood products trade statistics for 2017-18. This AFWPS issue also presents updated socio-economic indicators and trends for the forestry sector drawn from...

State of the Forests Report 2013

Australian Bureau Of Agricultural And Resource Economics And Sciences, Montreal Implementation Group For Australia & National Forest Inventory Steering Committee
Australia's State of the Forests Report 2013 (SOFR 2013) is the fourth in the series of State of the Forests Reports. The purpose of the report is to keep the public informed about Australia's forests, their management, use and conservation, and to provide information on how they are changing. It is also used to report on the state of Australia's forests to the world. SOFR 2013 will be a key source of comprehensive, current information...

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