The Fertilizer Australia Mission Statement is to:

"Engage with government and other stakeholders to develop and implement policies which support the responsible contribution of our industry to the sustainable growth of Australian agriculture."

Fertilizer Australia has three strategic platforms and will focus on priority areas within each in order to provide clear value to members. The table provides a brief summary of the strategy which can be downloaded from the link below.




Sustainability & Stewardship


Keeping our house in order

- Implement the Fertcare product stewardship program.

- Implement Codes of Practice in identified areas of risk and opportunity.

- Annual sustainability reporting.


- The industry can clearly demonstrate effective management of issues.



Effective partnerships

- Improve public policy development and implementation through constructive engagement with government at both the operational and policy level.

- Develop and understand the evidence base for issues through constructive engagement with stakeholders, including:

- fertilizer users;

- scientists and research funders;

- interest groups; and

- the fertilizer industry.


- Public policy is efficient and effective in managing genuine issues.

- Policy and programs are evidence based.



- Manage industry input to the development and implementation of quarantine policy.

- Co-ordinate quarantine arrangements with overseas supply chain partners.

- Quarantine procedures are efficient and effective.

Information & Education


Telling our story

- Provide accurate and relevant information on the Australian Fertilizer Industry in the global context.

- Provide a clear description of the role and programs of Fertilizer Australia and publicise the outcomes.

- The media, policy makers and other interested stakeholders have:

- a good understanding of the Australian Fertilizer Industry and its value to food and fibre production; and

- a good understanding of the role and outcomes of Fertilizer Australia.






Fertilizer Australia Strategy.pdf 

Strategy Survey Discussion Paper 2018.pdf