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Australia should improve governance of its drought policy, consider developing an insurance market for drought risk and help farmers adapt to climate change, says this review of agricultural risk management in the country. (OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Paper No. 39)
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Agricultural research fellowship award grants and international conferences sponsorships of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP): Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; advice for applicants for funding.
This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Australia.
The unique OECD peer review process has helped improve public policy. It assesses how countries manage the design, adoption and enforcement of regulations according to a conceptual framework. It ensures comparability while taking account of institutional and cultural differences across countries.
As part of its ongoing work on the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) under tax treaties, the OECD makes available to the public annual statistics on the MAP caseloads of member countries and of certain non-OECD economies. MAP statistics have now been released for 2008 and 2009.
Australia’s key risks are medium-term--supply bottlenecks, the rising current account, and uncertainty about commodity prices. Policies should guard against inflation and fiscal pro-cyclicality while preserving a flexible economy and ensuring a fair distribution and use of the prosperity benefit
- List of Economic Surveys of Australia
This book identifies good practice in the design and implementation of PES programmes to enhance their environmental and cost effectiveness.
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Australia has escaped the worst of the global recession and its unemployment rate, at 5.2%, is now one of the lowest in the OECD.
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This review assesses how the country deals with competition and regulatory issues, from the soundness of its competition law to the structure and effectiveness of its competition institutions.
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Agreement between Australia and Vanuatu for the exchange of information relating to tax matters