The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences is a research organisation within the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
ABARES will continue to provide the professionally independent economic and scientific analysis previously undertaken by ABARE and BRS. It will also provide a third capability of integrated socio-economic and biophysical analysis necessary to address the difficult policy issues facing Australia’s primary industries today and into the future.
Our mission is to provide professionally independent, world-class research, analysis and advice for government and private sector decision-makers on significant issues affecting Australia’s primary industries.
ABARES delivers independent economic and scientific research and analysis to a range of stakeholders. We also produce integrated socio-economic and biophysical analysis necessary to address the difficult policy issues facing Australia’s primary industries.
ABARES provides innovative research outputs that combine current thinking from relevant disciplines for inclusion in publications and reports, compilations of data, databases, presentations, conferences and workshops.
ABARES has staff with skills across a range of economic, science and social-science disciplines. These include skills in the areas of scientific and economic analysis and modeling, data (including survey) collection and statistical analysis, risk assessment and management, geographical mapping particularly in areas related to natural resource management, commodity and market analysis, and integrated analysis.