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

Intellectual property and related legal issues facing the Australian Native Food Industry


The Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference 2018: Conference Proceedings


Fact sheet: Tea tee oil industry - 25 years

Scan of new and emerging agricultural industry opportunities and market scoping

Latest News and Events


Queensland’s Krista Watkins named the 2018 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award National Winner

Queensland’s Walkamin banana grower and food waste innovator Krista Watkins, co-founder of Natural Evolution Foods in Far North Queensland, has been named the 2018 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award National Winner, and Western Australia’s Darrylin Gordon the National Runner Up.


Wanted: R&D priorities for emerging rural industries

Industry representative organisations or businesses involved in emerging agricultural industries are invited to partner with AgriFutures Australia to boost production capacity and unlock industry growth potential.