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

 

 

Indonesian live export market moves from strength to strengthhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/Indonesian-live-export-market-moves-from-strength-to-strength.aspxIndonesian live export market moves from strength to strength24/02/2017 13:00:00Australia has welcomed Indonesia's advice today that it will make policy changes to import conditions for live cattle, providing more opportunities for Australian producers exporting to our largest and most valuable live export market.
Stepping up the PASE to support Australian exportershttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/stepping-up-the-pase-to-support-Australian-exporters.aspxStepping up the PASE to support Australian exporters23/02/2017 13:00:00Around $2 million in funding is now available for projects to improve market access for Australian dairy, egg, fish, grain, plant, horticulture and meat exports, through Round 2 of the Package Assisting Small Exporters (PASE).
Improving access to safe and effective agvet chemicalshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/joyce/Pages/Media-Releases/Improving-access-to-safe-and-effective-agvet-chemicals.aspxImproving access to safe and effective agvet chemicals22/02/2017 13:00:00The Coalition Government is improving access to safe and effective agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals, with almost $2.5 million in grants approved for priority uses, including for citrus fruit, field peas and dairy cattle.