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 Richard Colbeck.​​​

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Protecting Australian wine from copycatshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Protecting-Australian-wine-from-copycats.aspxProtecting Australian wine from copycats10/04/2019 14:00:00Australia's valuable and world-class wine industry will be better protected from copycat exporters thanks to a new Wine Label Intellectual Property Directory.
Federal Government responds to independent report into fish deathshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/vertessy-report.aspxFederal Government responds to independent report into fish deaths09/04/2019 14:00:00​Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud has announced a suite of measures in response to the final report of the independent expert panel assessing fish deaths in December 2018 and January 2019 (the Vertessy Report).
New criminal penalties to protect farmershttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/new-criminal-penalties-to-protect-farmers.aspxNew criminal penalties to protect farmers09/04/2019 14:00:00A re-elected Morrison Government will introduce a new offence designed specifically to protect farmers and primary producers from the unlawful actions of animal activists.