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Farm Business and Trade

This area of the FarmPoint website deals with planning, record keeping, finance, taxation, employment, licences, marketing, exporting, freight, research etc. 

Another area of the FarmPoint website, Farm Management deals with everyday management issues including irrigation, land management, managing weeds, property management systems, etc.

Other FarmPoint pages:
Market Reports

Business Information, Marketing and Assistance

Information to assist you running and marketing your business - including registration requirements plus resources, tools and guides.

Employment and Recruitment

Provides information on apprenticeships and trainees, recruiting farm staff and employment opportunities in the agricultural sector. Includes obligations under federal and state laws, industrial awards and agreements, tribunal decisions and contracts of employment.


Advice, information and market intelligence to support Tasmanian farmers selecting, entering and developing interstate and international markets.

Farm Budgets and Cost Calculators

Provides a guide to the relative profitability of different enterprises and an indication of the different management practices used.


Finance information for farmers and agricultural industries.

Financial assistance

There are a number of programs offering financial assistance to farmers.

Food Safety

Ensuring food produced in Tasmania's primary production and processing sectors is safe to eat is an important step in ensuring the wellbeing of consumers and protects our reputation as a producer of safe and clean food.


Information on freight options and the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme.

Industry information and statistics

Current information available on Tasmanian agricultural industries, including some statistics.

Machinery and farm equipment

Provides links that relate to agricultural machinery and farm equipment.

Vehicles and transport

Information relating to farm vehicles and transport.

Field Days - visit the Calendar of Events

For information on field days visit the Calendar of Events.

NFF Farm Facts 2012

National Farmers Federation (NFF) Farm Facts 2012
  Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)


Annual AgFest Field Days in Tasmania

Agnet - Australian Agriculture

Contains comprehensive lists of Australian agriculture related sites.

Australian Business Licence and Information Service

A one-stop-shop on the Commonwealth, State and Local Government controls required when operating a business (or occupation) in Tasmania. Includes licenses, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practices, standards, guidelines, etc.

Australian Grown

The Australian Grown brand is an easy way for you to identify produce that is Australian.

Business Tasmania

Business Tasmania is the place to go for all business needs. It contains comprehensive information on licensing, legislative regulations and government services to assist with starting and growing a business.

Fatcow - Australian agricultural directory

An Australian agricultural products and services portal.

Field Fresh Tasmania

Field Fresh Tasmania vegetables are sought by the most discerning markets of Europe, Asia and Australia, sourced from a growing environment with unparalleled natural advantages.

National Broadband Network

The roll out of the National Broadband Network across Australia.

Online Livestock

Sell, buy, search and advertise for livestock in Australia.

Primary Industries Education Foundation

The Primary Industries Education Foundation is a tripartite not-for-profit company formed through the collaboration of the Australian Government, primary industries organisations and the education sector. The Foundation's vision is to be the preferred provider on credible, relevant and factual information on all matters relating to agriculture, fisheries and forestry for Australia's teachers, students and the community.

Property Registration for Livestock Identification (PICs)

Application forms for Property Identification Codes (PICs) in Tasmania.

Record keeping for herd improvement (DPI NSW)

The recording systems outlined present a package of practical records for beef producers.

Tasmania's Economic Development Plan (Food and Agriculture)

The State Government has a vision for Tasmania to substantially increase its food and agriculture production and become a major supplier of the nation’s premium food products.

Tax deductions for landcare operations (ATO)

Information on claiming tax deductions for landcare operations in Australia.


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