Northern Australia
Food Futures Conference 2023              

Northern myths, opportunities & realities


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The Northern Australia Food Futures Conference is Australia’s leading conference on agricultural development in the North. 

The conference is integral in driving expansion in the north and places northern agriculture on the national agenda. Investors, politicians, industry and community stakeholders from around Australia and the world attend the Conference to explore agricultural opportunities in the north. 

The three-day conference held in Darwin, Northern Territory will feature:

  • Over 50 speakers from industry, research, government and private sector, including successful farmers from WA, NT and Qld as speakers
  • Workshops, keynote and plenary sessions
  • Ag Tech Forum
  • Exhibition and displays
  • Incredible social program showcasing the very best of Darwin and surrounds

The biennial NT Farmers Association Food Futures Conference is now in its 5th year and receives strong support from the governments of the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland, the National Farmers Federation, Hort Innovation, Cotton Australia and the private sector. 

Information on previous conferences can be found using the links at the bottom of the page. For more information on NT Farmers please visit their website.

NT Farmers Website


The Northern Australia Food Futures Conference is Australia’s leading event on agricultural development in the “North” – an area covering 53% of Australia’s land mass, but housing just 5% of the national population.

In this 8-part podcast series, we sit down with a range to guests to explore the 2023 conference theme, “Northern Myths, Realities and Opportunities” and provide a preview of the discussions that will take place at the event which attracts over 600 national and international delegates.

Episode 1 features NT Farmers CEO, Paul Burke! Follow the links below to listen on different platforms:

 Apple Podcasts
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For information on ticket prices, availability and how to purchase, click below.


For information on available sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, click below.

Northern Australia Food Futures Conference

Previous Conferences:

2021 Conference Website

2018 Conference Website

2016 Conference Website

2014 Conference Website