We can help you manage your risk profile and guide you through the many uncertainties facing agribusinesses today.
Just as Australia’s mineral resources sector has become an indispensable component of Asia’s energy and resources mix, our national agribusiness sector faces an unparalleled opportunity for growth and investment by supplying those same markets with high yield, high quality food and fibre.
Our Agribusiness team has many years’ experience in all agribusiness industries including sugar, dairy, beef, sheep and horticulture. We have significant experience in mining issues and renewable energy (wind and solar).
We have worked with processors and representative industry groups in interpreting new legislation and implementing required changes to contracts or resolving disputes in accordance with legislative requirements.
In addition, we specialise in intergenerational business transitions of family farming enterprises.
Our expertise includes:
Our experience in realising this potential in the energy and resources context, coupled with our working knowledge of Australia’s agricultural sector and primary industries, puts us in a unique position to help clients turn that potential into commercial reality.
Recently, we have:
17 May 2023 - Knowledge
The agribusiness sector is experiencing significant shifts in its supply chain contracts due to changing market dynamics and growing sustainability concerns. What are the key areas undergoing generational change? How can companies adapt to this evolving landscape?
28 February 2023 - Knowledge
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has released two pieces of regulatory advice to help those performing transport activities in the agricultural sector comply with their primary duty under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
01 June 2022 - Knowledge
An investigation by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has resulted in some of Australia's largest chicken meat processors addressing unfair contract terms with chicken growers.
08 December 2021 - Knowledge
The Commonwealth Parliament has passed new legislation to streamline the regulation of agricultural and veterinary chemicals and establish a Governance Board for the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.
29 September 2020 - Knowledge
The need for more land redevelopment in Queensland has led to increased complaints against farmers for noise nuisance caused by farming activities. Are there laws in place to protect farmers? What about other states?
10 December 2019 - Knowledge
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New whistleblower requirements, increased pressure to protect data globally, turbulence in the communications sector, and intensifying drought management issues - 2020 is set to be a significant time of change across many industries.
12 November 2019 - Knowledge
Chemicals have long been used in primary production. But these chemicals can be dangerous and increased enforcement of Queensland's work health safety laws mean that the safe use, handling, and storage of chemicals in the workplace is more essential than ever.