Product Fraud: Impacts on Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry Industries


The objective of the study is undertake analysis to quantify the current size of the product fraud problem facing Australia’s rural sector, and highlight opportunities that exist both domestically and internationally to overcome this problem. The scope of analysis and quantification will include not only dominant agricultural products but also fisheries, seafood products and wood products.


National Rural Issues

Research Organisation

Deakin University (a body politic and corporate established pursuant to the Deakin University Act 2009 (Vic))

Objective Summary

The expected outcome is a report targeted at government, industry and the wider economy and will explore and provide practical recommendations including policy and regulatory options for change.

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Project Start Date

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Project Completion Date

Friday, November 13, 2020

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Advanced Technology

National Priority

NRI-National Rural Issues