Outlook 2023: two days of conversation focused on economic trends and significant issues for the agriculture sector

Be informed on the emerging trends and issues that will shape Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry, and build a deeper understanding of what is important to agriculture sector stakeholders.

Network with delegates from across Australia and hear from thought provoking speakers and chairs across 12 sessions on a range of industry issues including the global and national economic context, the evolving international trade landscape, key commodities plus more.

Outlook 2023 will attract delegates from state and federal government departments and agencies, universities, farmers, banking and finance, industry representative bodies, economic development agencies, agribusiness equipment and advisory services, property valuers, membership and advocacy organisations, plus many others.

Interested in being part of Outlook 2023? Contact us to suggest session themes, nominate a speaker or chair, and to be notified when registrations open. Subscribe for conference updates here.

Be part of the conversation. Meet you in Canberra in March.


The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences is the research arm of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Our mission is to provide professionally independent data, research, analysis and advice that informs public and private decisions affecting Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry. We work at the interface between research and policy, with strong connections to agricultural, fisheries and forest industries, with strengths across agricultural and natural resource economics and sciences. Explore the ABARES website for open access publications, Insights papers, surveys, data sets and visualisations, media releases and more.

Discover the sessions at Outlook 2023

Sessions will explore the highly topical theme ‘Global uncertainty, local challenges.’ Be across the emerging trends and issues that will shape our agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries while building a deeper understanding of what is important to our producers.

Outlook 2023 opens with the global and national context session, followed by agriculture in focus and trade as our keynote plenary sessions. They are complemented by sessions on biosecurity; labour markets; horticulture; livestock; innovation policy; grains; fisheries; climate and food manufacturing.