NRAC work program 2012-13

​​​​​From July 2012, the National Rural Advisory Council (NRAC) completed a work program comprising the following assessments:

Agricultural insurance products including multi-peril crop insurance and its feasibility in Australia

NRAC conducted an assessment of agricultural insurance products including multi peril crop insurance (MPCI) and its feasibility in Australia.

The findings were released by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on 11 October 2012.

Resources

Full report: Feasibility of agricultural insurance products in Australia for weather–related production risks

Media release: New report on agr​icultural insurance released

The effectiveness of the Farm Management Deposits Scheme

NRAC conducted an assessment of the effectiveness of t​he Farm Management Deposits Scheme.

The findings were released by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on 26 April 2013.

Resources

Full report: Report on the effectiveness of the Farm Management Deposits Scheme

Agricultural employers’ workforce planning capabilities

NRAC conducted an assessment of agricultural employers’ workforce planning capabilities to ensure they are meeting the training and development needs of their workforce.

The findings were released by the department on 3 January 2014: