Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources​

The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Member for New England, was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister on 18 February 2016, and Minister for Agriculture on 18 September 2013. Water Resources was added to Minister Joyce's portfolio on 21 September 2015.

He is supported by Senator for South Australia, the Hon. Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and​ the Hon. Luke Hartsuyker​, Ass​istant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister.

 

 Latest Media Releases

 

 

Setting sights on feral pigs and weeds in WAhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/pigs-weeds-wa.aspxSetting sights on feral pigs and weeds in WA18/07/2017 14:00:00Western Australian farmers and landholders will be able to better-manage the impacts feral pigs and weeds have on their properties, with a $444,000 investment from the Coalition Government.
Concessional loans open for farm businesses in New South Waleshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/concessional-loans-nsw-2017-18.aspxConcessional loans open for farm businesses in New South Wales16/07/2017 14:00:00The Coalition Government today launched the 2017–18 Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme in New South Wales, with an initial commitment of $20 million to support eligible farm businesses.
Concessional loans open for Queensland farm businesseshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/Concessional-loans-open-for-Queensland-farm-businesses.aspxConcessional loans open for Queensland farm businesses14/07/2017 14:00:00The Coalition Government today launched the 2017–18 Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme in Queensland, with an initial commitment of $50 million to support eligible drought-affected farms.