DISCOVERIES: The interdependence of agriculture and thriving regions
Published 24 Nov 2021 | Katie McRobert
It is self-evident that a strong agricultural sector, availability of regional jobs and financial capital, and improved regional liveability are closely linked. Yet regionalisation policy has often failed to account for the mutual benefits of investment in the ag industry. A research paper completed for NSW Farmers earlier this year (Stronger ag sector, stronger regions) considered the opportunities in these interdependencies for directing stimulatory spending.