We have a range of online data sets, tools and models to help you make decisions for your business or service, whether it’s in agriculture, forestry, or fisheries, water and climate, land use, and biosecurity.


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The Monitor – climatic, biophysical and economic data

Use The Monitor to explore climatic, production, biophysical and economic data sets for more than 600 regions throughout Australia. The Monitor allows you to generate reports and map the various spatial, temporal and point-based datasets across a range of scales.

AgSurf – data on agricultural industries

Looking for data on agricultural industries? Our online tool allows you to select information from broadacre and dairy databases, drilling down to key information groups, such as socio-economic group, population and financial performance.

Beef, lamb and sheep industries data

Want to know about meat and livestock farms? ABARES farm survey data on the beef, slaughter lambs and sheep industries is available.

Land use spatial analysis

Download Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial Decision Support Version 3.1 to analyse and compare complex spatial information without the need for specialised training or technical support.

Climatch – species range prediction

You can use Climatch to predict the potential range of a species. This model matches climate data from weather stations where the species occurs to climate data from weather stations in other selected regions.

Rainfall to Pasture Growth Outlook Tool

Developed by ABARES for Meat and Livestock Australia, the Rainfall to Pasture Growth Outlook Tool will help you access rainfall, soil moisture and pasture growth information to make more accurate grazing decisions.

Australian Natural Resources Data Library

Find and download data on a variety of natural resource subjects from our products library.

Rainfall reliability predictor

Estimate rainfall reliability, rainfall means, and rainfall variability with this online tool, which uses historical data from January 1900.

Latest data sets

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Australian Crop Report

Australian vegetable-growing farms: an economic survey, 2014-15 and 2015-16

Australian fisheries economic indicators report 2015: financial and economic performance of the Northern Prawn Fishery

Australian fisheries and aquaculture statistics 2015

Agricultural commodity statistics 2016

Australia's State of the Forests Report

Australian forest and wood products statistics

Australian plantation statistics

Last reviewed:
21 Feb 2017