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AgriFutures Australia is the new trading name for Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC). AgriFutures Australia invests in research, leadership, innovation and learning to support industries that do not have their own research and development function, new and emerging industries, and the issues that affect the whole of agriculture.

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Reducing rates of death and injury in the Australian fishing industry


Fact Sheet: Horizon Scan 2


Horizon Scan 2


Fact Sheet: The Australian Dairy Goat Industry

Latest News and Events


Don’t miss out on applying for inspiring Rural Women’s Award

There’s just two weeks left to apply for the new-look 2018 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award.


Agriculture still the most dangerous workplace in Australia

Forty-four workers from the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector died on the job in 2016, according to new statistics from Safe Work Australia, maintaining the agriculture sector’s dubious title of being the nation’s most dangerous workplace.