Think tank

Australian Farm Institute

AFI

Sydney, Australia

The Australian Farm Institute has been created to carry out this strategic role on behalf of Australian farmers. The Institute’s founders recognised that in order to successfully develop and promote policies that will benefit farmers, it is essential that those policies are soundly based, and are supported by rigorous and objective research. It's main objective is to enhance the economic and social wellbeing of farmers and the agricultural sector in Australia by conducting highly credible public policy research, and promoting the outcomes to policy-makers and the wider community.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.farminstitute.org.au/

Address:
Australian Farm Institute, Suite 73/61 Marlborough Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia

Country:
Australia

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Australia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
Australian Farm Institute
 17
Australia average
 31
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Richard Heath
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Richard Heath
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Richard Heath
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Australian Farm Institute
 5
Australia average
 28
Global average
 75
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 5
2016
Australian Farm Institute
 7
% Female staff
2021
Australian Farm Institute
 1%
Australia average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 80%
% Female researchers
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 100%
Australia average
 35%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 4
Australia average
 18
Global average
 33
2019
Australian Farm Institute
 8
2015
Australian Farm Institute
 32
Financials
2019
Australian Farm Institute
 $321,076
Australia average
 $5,751,575
Global average
 $51,084,618
2015
Australian Farm Institute
 $773,994

Social

Likes (2021)
Australian Farm Institute
 542
Australia average
 29,476
Global average
 31,384
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Australian Farm Institute
 10,463
Australia average
 8,581
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Australian Farm Institute
 9,325
Followers (2017)
Australian Farm Institute
 7,655
Subscribers (2021)
Australian Farm Institute
 100
Australia average
 4,381
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Australian Farm Institute
 65

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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