Brian Fisher

Mixed signals on renewable review

Western Australia’s peak business body for sustainable energy has welcomed the federal government’s review of the Renewable Energy Target, welcoming the challenge to reveal the benefits of the RET ami

Fisher resigns as ABARE Executive Director

After 18 years leading the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Dr Brian Fisher today leaves the organisation.

Mineral exports over $90 billion for 2005-06: ABARE

Export earnings from Australia's minerals and energy sector increased by 32 per cent to a record $90.5 billion in 2005-06, the latest issue of Australian Mineral Statistics reveals.

Clean technologies play key role in lower emissions: ABARE

The deployment of clean technologies and technology agreements between countries have a key role to play in the future reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, according to scenarios analysed in a new ABARE report.

Plantation eucalypt hardwood harvest up by 58%

The harvest of plantation Australian eucalypt hardwood rose significantly in 2004-05 according to ABARE's new Australian Forest and Wood Products Statistics report.


ABARE executive director Brian Fisher and wool expert Richard Perry, and Federal Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Minister Peter McGauran, to speak at the Western Australia Regional Outlook Confere

Alumina industry waits on Kyoto Protocol decision

WA’S alumina industry could be hit hard if the Federal Government ratifies the Kyoto Environmental Protocol.

Wood exports tipped to rise

EXPORTS of Australian sawnwood and wood-based panels are tipped to rise appreciably over the next decade as log availability increases, says ABARE executive director Brian Fisher.