Welcome to PICCC

Sheep in yards
Scientists gather to find solutions to livestock emissions

Experts from around the world are meeting in Melbourne to discuss new research into reducing emissions from livestock.

AGFACE: A new phase

Elevated CO2 research to solve future challenges facing the grains industry.

Farm sunset
Victoria's climate change policy framework

The Victorian Government is seeking community input to its framework for climate change action.

PICCC newsletter: December edition

The latest edition of PICCC news, covering GGAA2016, AGFACE news, COP21 and the Climate Champions. 


The Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (PICCC) is a collaborative venture between the University of Melbourne and the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources Victoria (formerly DEPI).

PICCC combines the resources and activities of its partners to lead research, development and education related to climate change and the primary industries. Read more.

Featured research

Methane abatement strategies

Fruit tree adaptation

Increasing the Australian fruit tree industry's preparedness for climate change.

On-farm research

Trialling nitrification inhibitors on north-east Victorian dairy and cropping properties.


Evaluating abatement strategies

Assessing emissions abatement and carbon sequestration strategies for the dairy, sheep and beef industries.