The resources section provides a wide range of resources for members and the general public.

APEN news

APEN news provide a news service for members and the public. For members they receive the latest APEN news as it happens. The public receive selected news items that can be accessed from the home page. 

President's blog

Keep up to date with the thoughts of the APEN President as he shares his views on extension topics.


ExtensionNet is APEN’s main networking newsletter to facilitate information flow between members. Past ExtensionNet newsletters can also be viewed.


Through the forums members can interact virtually on extension issues. Questions or points of discussion maybe raised by members or the management committee may seek input for a policy document or to provide feedback on a submission.


The Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal is published in printed and electronic forms by the Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN). Its purpose is to support innovation and practice change in primary industries and natural resource management by publishing high-quality articles on extension theory and practice relevant to Australia, New Zealand and the broader Australasia-Pacific Region. It focuses on extension aspects of agribusiness systems and natural resource systems.


The library provides access to a wide range of documents, results from member surveys, podcasts, videos and webinars. It also contains past copies of ExtensionNet and access to the Extension Farming Systems Journal.


There are many useful extension resources on the internet. The links section provides easy access to sites of potential interest to members.


The section provides information on policy development in APEN.