Agricultural Economic Advice - Queensland

Description

Why the Support is Provided?

This support service is provided to assess production, marketing, financing and investment options in agribusiness using appropriate, cost effective and reliable methods of economic evaluation so that agribusiness profitability, rural communities and environmental outcomes are improved.

What Support is Provided?

Two key work areas are:

  1. Develop economic tools to improve decision making in agricultural businesses to improve management practices and increase profitability.
  2. Delivery of economic and business skills training for the rural sector aimed at providing producers with improved business planning skills and technical capabilities.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

Prefer to deal with regional, industry or group initiatives. However, no specific eligibility criteria apply.

Fees

Fee for service may be charged, judged on a case-by-case basis.

Additional information

Economic Services gives priority to activities that:

  • increase export potential
  • increase net benefit to Queensland
  • increase employment
  • improve the skills available to agribusiness
  • contribute to regional community development.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Agriculture and Forestry

Strategic Policy and Planning

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Nambour, Regional Services

Strategic Policy and Planning

Agriculture and Forestry

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: 47 Mayers Road
Nambour, Queensland 4560
Mailing address: PO Box 5083 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre
Nambour, Queensland 4560
Phone: 07 5430 4928
Fax: 07 5430 4994

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Customer Service Centre

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone: 07 3404 6999
Phone: 13 25 23
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Customer Service Centre (Opens in new window)