Welcome to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).
Professionally independent research
ABARES is a research bureau within the Department of Agriculture. We provide professionally independent research, analysis and advice for government and private sector decision-makers on significant issues affecting Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries.
Stakeholders can be confident that ABARES produces world-class economic and scientific research, commodity forecasts, statistics and other analysis based solely on sound and broadly-accepted economic and scientific concepts and principles and the latest available information and data.
Find out more about the principles of ABARES research and analysis
National Agricultural Statistics Review
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) are undertaking a review of the National Agricultural Statistical System.
The submission process for the National Agricultural Statistics Review (NASR) is open until Friday 14 February 2014. Information about the review and how to make a submission is available through the following link:
Discussion Paper: Submission Process for the National Agricultural Statistics Review (cat. no. 7105.0.55.002). If you require additional information please phone 1800 683 051.