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The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Member for New England, was sworn in as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport on 20 December 2017.
The Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources - The Hon. Barnaby Joyce website was archived on 20 December 2017.

For information about the Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio and ministers, visit http://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/ministers.
For direct inquiries, please telephone 1800 900 090.

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

 

 

KAFTA continues to deliver for Australian agriculturehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/KAFTA-continues-to-deliver-for-Australian-agriculture.aspxKAFTA continues to deliver for Australian agriculture18/12/2017 13:00:00Australia has continued to record strong increases in agricultural exports to Korea, with the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) providing significant benefits for a range of key agricultural industries.
Inspector-General of Biosecurity report on uncooked prawn importshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/igb-prawn-report-statement.aspxInspector-General of Biosecurity report on uncooked prawn imports11/12/2017 13:00:00Today I met with the Inspector-General of Biosecurity to discuss the findings of her review into the circumstances leading to the suspension of uncooked prawn imports into Australia and biosecurity considerations relevant to trade in uncooked prawns.
New Export Control Bill to minimise export costs and drive productivityhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/New-Export-Control-Bill-to-minimise-export-costs-and-drive-productivity.aspxNew Export Control Bill to minimise export costs and drive productivity06/12/2017 13:00:00A Bill introduced into Parliament today will better support exporters and farmers to minimise the costs of doing business, as well as continue to provide the robust regulation expected by our trading partners.