Australian agriculture and food sector stocktake

The Australian Government launched the Australian Agriculture and Food Sector Stocktake at OUTLOOK 2005 on Tuesday 1 March.  The Stocktake details the characteristics and performance of the agriculture and food sector and highlights some key challenges which will need to be addressed in coming years to ensure the sector’s prosperity.  A Reference Group was appointed to report on future policy and program directions using the Stocktake as a starting point. Their report is available from the Agriculture and Food Policy Reference Group website.

  • Australian Agriculture and Food Sector Stocktake   PDF [837 KB]
  • Speech by Former Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry at OUTLOOK 2005 - Media release by former Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • Former Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry fixes sights on long-term rural industry planning - 1 March 2005 - Media release by former Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry