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A government-backed research project aims to examine the risks associated with agricultural development in the region and help ‘outline a clear path’ for investors.
The first wheat imports to Australia in years raise concerns about the sector – but there is still interest in cropping properties.
The Australian government’s interventions in the sector to subsidize farmers struggling with drought may ultimately do more harm than good.
High energy prices are eating up increasing amounts of farmers' cash at a time when policy is in flux, warn two distinct pieces of research.
Speaking exclusively to Agri Investor, NSW National Party leader and deputy premier John Barilaro tells us the state is promoting overseas inflows and the ongoing drought should not eclipse success stories.
Agribusiness Australia’s CEO tells us the opportunity to invest in the country’s agriculture is ‘still strong’ as the group teams up with the National Farmers’ Federation to drive growth.
Requirement to be government-approved means overseas buyers face bill of up to A$100,000 before they can take part in farm sales.
The agriculture committee will try to pin down what is holding back the country's superfunds from investment in the sector.
Overseas buyers will no longer be eligible for some tax concessions through Managed Investment Trusts, prompting fears in the investment community.
Greater scrutiny on foreign investment is complicating sales of assets that are not publicly advertised, which a blue-chip manager says account for one-fifth of its usual pipeline.
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