- Autumn (May) 2002
Eyes on the ball in the World Trade Cup
Roberts, Troy Podbury and Richard Perry
Whilst the new trade round presents opportunities for gains to be made, there
are many threats to the achievement of such gains, and many issues being
introduced into the agricultural trade policy debate that can divert focus
from the main game.
Wins for Australia in Agriculture
Australia wants agriculture to be fully integrated into the WTO rules,
but negotiators are under no illusions as to the enormity of the task.
Desk Selling and the NSW Grains Board – Selling a Pup to the Public
Farquharson and Garry Griffith
The single desk selling power of the NSW Grains Board is unlikely to
generate any net public benefits.
Losing and Living with our Environment
When it comes to protecting the environment
love is not enough, nor is money! Case studies suggest that learning
to live with degradation merits more consideration.
Trajectories for Rural Landscaping
Trajectories indicates that the future pathway has already been
determined to a fair extent (by social and other issues) - we are on it
whether we appreciate its (social) importance or not!
Problems for Sale – Who Bids?
Byron, Gavan Dwyer and Deborah Peterson
Markets for environmental goods and services are no panacea for problems
of environmental management – but markets can help, if governments
recognize their potential.
Breaks Out! - The New Dairy Market In Transition
Market deregulation in 2000 forced industry restructuring. Now,
sophisticated milk contracts, collective bargaining and price transparency
are the mechanisms of competition in an evolving dairy market.