Agricultural economics and policy


Agricultural economics and policy

A better future for the Australian food and fibre sector

Deloitte Access Economics’ agribusiness and agricultural economics team deliver insights, influence and innovation for Australia’s food and fibre sector through analytical excellence, in-depth policy expertise and industry know-how.

Deloitte Agribusiness services

The Deloitte Australia Agribusiness team is recognised as a leader in providing agribusiness advisory services across Australia, supported by the global Deloitte network.

Our agribusiness team has experience across all of the key agribusiness sectors, including cotton, sugar, grains, beef and lamb, dairy, wool, horticulture and fisheries, as well as related areas of food manufacturing and processing, rural water and irrigation, agricultural chemicals, biosecurity and agricultural research.

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Agribusiness and agricultural economics

Deloitte Access Economics’ agricultural economics and policy team focuses on national and local industry as well as cross-industry insights and trends. We are well known for our analytical excellence and independence. Recent analysis has demonstrated our services which have supported industry and government policy making.

Deloitte Access Economics is well known for its independent analysis and reporting, based on our broad range of expertise including:

  • Agricultural market modelling
  • Agriculture supply chain analysis
  • Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling and scenario analysis
  • Econometric modelling
  • Fore sighting and strategic frameworks 
  • Stakeholder engagement through consultations, workshop facilitation and written submissions
  • Powerful and insightful reporting.

Impacts of the working holiday maker tax

Department of Agriculture

Deloitte was engaged by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources to assist with the review of a broad range of issues relating to the supply and taxation of working holiday makers.

Where are the growth opportunities in Australian agriculture?

Agribusiness Bulletin

The optimism over the prospects of Australian agribusiness raises the question – where do the greatest growth opportunities lie?

Impact of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement on Australian agribusiness

Agribusiness Bulletin

A bilateral Free Trade Agreement with China will not only put Australia on a level playing field with other nations, it will put us at an advantage over some of the other major food and fibre competitors into the Chinese market.

Economic value of groundwater in Australia

Commissioned by the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training

This report aggregates the disparate research on Australian groundwater uses and values into a centralised economic value description and estimate.

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