Data Tools

​​​​​​​​​​​Website change notification

The website address for our reports and data is being changed this month from data.​ to This is part of an ongoing refresh of the department’s internet domains.

When this change occurs, you should update any bookmarks you may have. Likewise, if you have developed your own applications with embedded links to we recommend that you make the relevant changes within your applications to the new URL.

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If you experience any issues after the changeover occurs, please contact us via email.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ABARES produce tools, models, data and metadata to help agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries make decisions.

Image showing snapshot of the Monitor website Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial Decision Support - MCAS-S Version 3.1
MCAS-S is a user-friendly tool that allows decision-makers to analyse and compare complex spatial information without the need for specialised training or technical support.

Image showing snapshot of the Monitor website The Monitor
The Monitor is an online tool that delivers a range of climatic, production, biophysical and economic information for over 600 regions throughout Australia. It provides users with the ability to explore, report and map the various spatial, temporal and point-based datasets across a range of scales.

Climatch is a user-friendly climate matching model that ​​allows the prediction of the potential range of a species by matching climate ​data from weather stations where the species occurs to climate data from weather stations in other selected regions.

Screen shot of MLA toolkit Rainfall to Pasture Growth Outlook Tool
Access rainfall, soil moisture and pasture growth information to make more accurate grazing decisions.

Australian Natural Resources Data Library screen image Australian Natural Resources Data Library
Find and download data on a variety of natural resource subjects.

Land Use Mapping For Australia screen image Land Use and Management Information for Australia
Land Use and Management Information for Australia provides nationally consistent land use, land management, land and ground cover information. The site has been developed as part of the Australian Collaborative Land Use and Management Program (ACLUMP), a consortium of Australian and State Government partners that promotes the development of consistent land information.

NCC website image National Coordinating Committees for Natural Resource Data Themes
The National Coordinating Committees for Natural Resource Data Themes web pages provide a convenient means of accessing information about the activities of national coordinating committees which are developing nationally consistent land, soils and terrain, vegetation and rangelands information for Australia.

Rainfall Reliability Wizard screen image Rainfall Reliability Wizard
Using data since January 1900, estimate: rainfall reliability, rainfall means, and rainfall variability.

Forestry AustaliaForests Australia
Contains up-to-date information on Australia's forests - from links to forest management organisations and institutions to the latest forest-related publications, maps and tools. It represents collaboration between many Australian forest-related organisations, including all Australian state and territory governments.​​