AgriFutures Australia is the trading name for Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC), a statutory authority of the Australian Government established by the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989. AgriFutures Australia is a trade mark owned by Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC).
The views expressed and the conclusions reached in the reports presented on this website are those of the authors and not necessarily those of persons consulted. AgriFutures Australia shall not be responsible in any way whatsoever to any person who relies in whole or in part on the contents of such reports.
All content on this site is copyright. However, AgriFutures Australia encourages wide dissemination of its research. In line with the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Act 1968, please feel free to link or download pages for personal, educational or any other non-commercial purposes, providing AgriFutures Australia is clearly acknowledged.
Links to other websites are inserted for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service.
For any enquiries concerning reproduction of material on this site, or to make a website-related enquiry, contact AgriFutures Australia on 02 6923 6900 or email@example.com.
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To the extent that our website includes functionality that allows you to upload content to our website (“your content”):
you remain the owner of your content;
you grant us an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to use, reproduce and communicate to the public your content for the purposes of operating our website and providing services to you;
you must ensure that your content does not include anything that is illegal, offensive, obscene, defamatory, breaches the intellectual property, privacy or other rights of any other person, or otherwise breaches any acceptable use rules that we post on our website from time to time; and
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We may suspend, terminate or block your access to all or any part of our website at any time and without prior notice to you. The provisions of these terms regarding privacy and liability survive termination.
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You may download or print sections of our website if needed for your own personal use, but otherwise you may not reproduce any part of our website without our express prior consent. To the extent that our website contains functionality that allows you to access or download specific materials through our website, your use of that functionality and the downloaded materials may be subject to separate terms and conditions which you will be asked to read and accept at the relevant time.
Our website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties who are not associated with us, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over those websites or the services made available through them, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
You may provide a link to the home page of our website at, on any website you operate, as long as you do not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part without our express prior permission and you promptly delete the link at our request.
While we will use reasonable care and skill in operating our website, we cannot promise that our website will always be available or completely free of faults or errors.
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To the extent we are unable by law to exclude any implied condition, representation, warranty or statutory guarantee in relation to the provision of goods or services through our website, we limit our liability for a breach to the re-supply of those goods or services, or payment for such re-supply.
Failure or neglect by us to enforce at any time any of these terms will not be construed or deemed to be a waiver of our rights under these terms.
No waiver by us of our rights under these terms will be deemed a waiver of any other term or provision and will be limited to a single waiver limited to the specific circumstances under which such waiver was granted.
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How long do cookies stay on my computer/device?
The cookies that we use may either be persistent or session cookies:
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Last updated 20 January 2021
Contracts and agreements
AgriFutures Australia uses standard form contracts and agreements for projects and research procured by AgriFutures Australia. These contracts and agreements set out the terms on which AgriFutures Australia will engage successful applicants to carry out the project.
Applicants must be familiar with the contracts and agreements before submitting a response, and are advised to seek legal advice beforehand.
These contracts and agreements have been developed to reflect AgriFutures Australia’s statutory and other procurement responsibilities.
If you require any amendments to the standard agreement please complete the statement of non-compliance for each of the relevant clause. AgriFutures will then assess those requests.
Applicants will be taken to have agreed to all clauses in the Research Agreement that are not referred to in a statement of non-compliance. The extent of any non-compliance will be a factor in AgriFutures Australia’s evaluation of the application.
If you require further information regarding these contracts and agreements please, contact:
General Manager, Corporate