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


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.


Tea tree oil: from cottage industry to export powerhouse

One of Australia’s emerging industry success stories – tea tree oil – is celebrating 25 years of growth, expansion and research and development (R&D) innovation, resulting in a doubling in production and established international markets.