AgriFutures Australia is the 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.

Latest Publications


Tea Tree Oil Program RD&E Plan 2018–2022


Scouring and Dehairing Australian Cashmere


Emerging Business Models for the Kakadu Plum Industry


Interim Thoroughbred Five Year RD&E Plan 2017 – 2022

Latest News and Events


Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources throws his support behind evokeAG 2019

Support for evokeAG, our unique international technology event, has continued to grow and has generated significant interest from the food and farming community. Just recently, the Hon David Littleproud, Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources officially endorsed the AgriFutures Australia event in a video statement.


2017 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award recipient launches her winning idea

Western Australia’s Tanya Dupagne says “One person can’t change the world, but they can change the world for one person”. She was named the 2017 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award winner for her passion to help others and for her idea to start a leadership program for regional women called Aspire Inspire.