Text NFF: Farm facts 2012

TLF ID M016068

This is a multilayered web page produced by the National Farmers' Federation, which includes links to a 34-page pdf and a Prezi providing a summary of agricultural production in Australia in 2012. These include information about Australian farmers and farms, as well as an overview of farming sectors such as wool, cotton, dairy, beef, rice, grain, sheep and dried fruits. Each sector is described using a state-by-state breakdown of size and economic activity. These items can also be accessed by dropdown menus. The web page includes statements outlining agriculture's contribution to social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the years 7 and 8 design and technologies curriculum. The detailed information on Australian agriculture provided in the pdf and Prezi is relevant to the content description referring to how food and fibre are produced in managed systems and how these systems can become more sustainable.
  • This resource is also relevant to the mathematics year 7 curriculum, Statistics and Probability strand. The statistical information on Australian agriculture is relevant to the content description referring to investigating issues involving numerical data collected from primary and secondary sources. It may also be a relevant resource to content descriptions within the year 7 science curriculum, Science as a Human Endeavour strand.
Year level

7; 8

Learning area
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Design and technologies
  • Technologies
  • Design

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: National Farmers' Federation Ltd
  • Organization: National Farmers' Federation Ltd
  • URL: http://www.nff.org.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: National Farmers' Federation Ltd
  • Organization: National Farmers' Federation Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.nff.org.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Text
  • © National Farmers' Federation Ltd 2013. Provided all acknowledgements are retained, this material may be used, reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes within Australia and in overseas schools where the Australian curriculum is taught.