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Government resources related to agriculture for farmers and rural people.
- Australian Plague Locust Commission - Established to organise the control of an insect which migrates over long distances and poses an interstate threat to agricultural industries.
(Added: May 18 2004)
- Bureau of Rural Sciences (BRS) - Provides advice to government on areas such as drought, feral animals, climate, forestry, social impact, fisheries and land management. BRS also creates a number of online tools to assist in decision making.
(Added: Jun 21 2005)
- Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Federal Government Department that develops and implements policies and programs that ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable.
(Added: Aug 23 2007)
- Science and Innovation Awards - The Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry gives students and workers aged 18-35 $10,000 grants to conduct projects that benefit rural industries. Applications open early April and grants are awarded in October/November.
(Added: Feb 24 2006)