Agricultural Finance Survey, Financial Year 1997/1998
A. General Information
What is the name of the survey? (A1)
Which agency and area is responsible for the survey? (A2)
Agriculture & Mining Section
Production and Business Statistics Branch
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A3 Survey manager
Who is the survey manager and/or principal contact person for survey clearance? (A3)
Is the survey voluntary or mandatory? If mandatory, under what authority? (A4)
The information required in ABS surveys is collected under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act (CSA). The co-operation of persons or organisations is sought in the provision of the information requested. The CSA provides that, where necessary, persons or organisations may be directed to provide the information required.
What agency (or agencies) is (are) funding the survey? (A5)
In the past, some questions on the Agricultural Finance Survey have been funded by users
An example is the innovations questions asked in the 1996-97 survey, funded from the CO ABS Innovation statistics program.
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A6 New or existing survey
Is the survey a new survey or a cycle of an existing repeated survey? (A6)
To what reference period(s) does the survey refer? (A7)
Is the survey to be conducted once only or repeated? (A8)
For repeating surveys only...
With what frequency is the survey to be repeated? (A9)