Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources​

David Littleproud MP was sworn in as Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources on 20 December 2017. He is supported by Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston.​​​

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Australian farm production shows its resilience farm production shows its resilience18/06/2018 14:00:00​Aussie farmers remain resilient, with ABARES forecasting a rise in the total value of farm production to $61 billion, well above the 10-year average.
Improving drought support for Australian farmers drought support for Australian farmers18/06/2018 14:00:00The Coalition Government will extend the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) from three to four years to help the nation’s farmers with a more effective drought support.
New voices to advise on ag policy voices to advise on ag policy18/06/2018 14:00:00Experts in rural finance, agribusiness, irrigation, dairy, fisheries and more will join forces to advise the government on issues affecting Australia’s agricultural, fishing, forestry and water sectors.