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Useful Resources

Useful tools and resources including links to telephone and other directories, to market reports and other frequently used sites.

For news items relating to this information, go to the News section of this site and choose the relevant category.

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Research services for farmers

Calculation tools

Various calculation tools including calculating cost of production, gestation and delivery dates and carbon emissions.

Machinery and farm equipment

Provides links that relate to agricultural machinery and farm equipment.

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

Rural Support Network Tasmania - contacts for families seeking assistance

The Rural Support Network Tasmania (RSNT) links the various organisations providing health, finance and farming information and assistance to rural and regional communities across the State.

Securely Fenced House Yards - Safe Play Areas on Farms TV Campaign

The Securely Fenced House Yards - Safe Play Areas on Farms TV Campaign is being conducted by the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS, University of Sydney) and is funded by the Australian Government.

The FarmPoint web portal

The FarmPoint web portal has been developed as the website of choice for Tasmanian farmers.
  Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)


Look for jobs or advertise vacancies. AgbizCareers is designed as an independent resource for the Australian Agribusiness sector. It is a cost effective way to seek and advertise agribusiness positions in Australia.

Agnet - Australian Agriculture

Contains comprehensive lists of Australian agriculture related sites.

Australian Government Online Directory

Provides a comprehensive directory of Australian Government Departments, Agencies and parlimentary representatives.

Bushfire safety advice

Provides useful information and advice on what to do when a bushfire threatens and preparing yourself & property for bushfire.

Commonwealth Ombudsman

The Commonwealth Ombudsman deals with complaints about Commonwealth Government departments and agencies.

Dial Before you Dig

A free referral service for information on underground pipes and cables anywhere in Australia.

Dictionaries online

State Library Tasmania listing of online dictionaries

Encyclopaedias online

State Library of Tasmania listing of online encyclopaedias.

Farming in Australia - ABS data on the industry (2012)

Data prepared by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for the Year of the Farmer in 2012.

Fatcow - Australian agricultural directory

An Australian agricultural products and services portal.

Green Vehicle Guide

The Green Vehicle Guide rates new Australian vehicles based on greenhouse and air pollution emissions.

KidGuard - monitoring text messages for families

The guide to parental knowledge and technical support for safe use.

Online Livestock

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

People in Dairy

This site is designed to assist dairy farmers to get the best outcomes from the people in their businesses.

Pest Genie

Pest Genie is a database specialising in information about plant protection and animal health products

Place Names (Gazetteer of Australia)

Coverage: Australian place names.

Postcode directory

State Libray of Tasmania links to postcode directories for Australia and overseas.


Primezone provides teachers with single-point access to a range of primary industries education resources. It is an initiative of the Primary Industries Education Foundation.

Proactive Agricultural Safety and Support Inc (PASS)

Proactive Agricultural Safety and Support Inc. (PASS) is a not for profit, grass roots organisation concerned about safety in the rural workplace. PASS aims to eliminate fatalities and reduce injuries in rural workplaces.

Real Estate Institute of Tasmania

The Real Estate Institute of Tasmania is a member organisation representing the views and the professional needs of its members - these being more than 170 real estate agents (and their staff) throughout the state.

Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW)

Rural Alive and Well Inc (RAW) is a not for profit organisation delivering suicide prevention and community wellbeing services to Tasmanian rural communities. It also provides counselling services to the forestry industry.

Service Tasmania

Service Tasmania provides a one stop access to Government transactions, services and information.

State Library of Tasmania

State Library of Tasmania website with links to the online library catalogue, reference and research services.

Stay smart online

A whole of Government, one-stop-shop for easy to follow e-security information.

Tasmania Online

Provides aasy access to all Tasmanian Government services including tenders, jobs, goverment organisanisations and the government directory.

Tasmanian Government Public Notices (Public Info)

A Tasmanian Government website listing public notices.

Tasmanian Rural Industry Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures on rural and related industries in Tasmania, prepared and updated by DPIPWE staff.

Telephone directories

State Library of Tasmania listing of the White Pages Directory, the Yellow Pages Directory and international telephone directories.

The LIST - (Land Information System Tasmania)

The LIST (Land Information System Tasmania) is the primary source for Tasmanian land and resource information. It includes information on land titles, properties, valuation, mapping, surveying, natural resources including vegetation and threatened species, tenure and ortho (photo) imagery. The LIST also includes an internet based map viewer called LISTMap, which enables users to view and create maps and interrogate data from over 200 spatial datasets.

The Red Book

Red Book provides vehicle identification and pricing information.

US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Variety of information on US and world agriculture.