Land sector

The Land | 5 January 2014

Agricultural policies back on the table. Farming smarter acknowledges Australia’s agricultural needs. Labor is revising their agricultural policies in the hopes of capitalising on economic opportunities into the ‘Asian century’. Shadow Agriculture Minister Joel Fitzgibbon aims to show that Labor ismore

Australian Environmental Management | 2012 Volume 2

Farming smarter, not harder Laura Eadie, CPD’s sustainable economy research director composed a piece from Farming Smarter, Not Harder for last years Australian Environmental Management -The Green Building Guide magazine. Farming Smarter, Not Harder was is a report on the future of Australian agriculturemore

Developing the North | Fact Sheet

The north of Australia is not as ripe for agricultural development as it would first appear… With conversation growing louder on ideas to develop Northern Australia into a new agricultural power house or ‘foodbowl’, it is important to consider allmore

ABC The Drum | 15 August 2013

Back to the Northern foodbowl? Miriam engages Nick Minchin on agricultural & economic policy. Libs are witholding their costings, but do anyone’s sums add up? And should the PM be touting company tax breaks which echo LNP policies, and couldmore

The Greens food plan draws on CPD research

‘Our Food Our Future: The Greens Plan for Australia’s Food Security’ Greens leader Christine Milne launched ‘Our Food Future’ last week with an online discussion answering questions live. Viewers were able to post questions in a forum with Imogen Birley, staff membermore