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

 

 

Joint Statement to grow agricultural trade with Chinahttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/Joint-Statement-to-grow-agricultural-trade-with-China.aspxJoint Statement to grow agricultural trade with China23/03/2017 13:00:00The Coalition Government today signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia’s red meat and live animal export industries.
Infrastructure investment makes waves on World Water Dayhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/world-water-day.aspxInfrastructure investment makes waves on World Water Day21/03/2017 13:00:00Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, said World Water Day provided an opportunity to consider the importance of water to our wealth and way of life.
$5 million to strengthen agricultural leadershiphttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/$5-million-to-strengthen-agricultural-leadership.aspx$5 million to strengthen agricultural leadership20/03/2017 13:00:00Australia’s agricultural leaders will have the opportunity to develop their skills to strongly represent their industries thanks to the Coalition Government’s $5 million Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund.