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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Potential premium for farmers as Minister expands definition of grain fed beefhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/expanded-definition-grain-fed-beef.aspxPotential premium for farmers as Minister expands definition of grain fed beef09/12/2018 13:00:00Beef farmers will now be able to market their cattle as "Grain Fed Finished" after feeding them grain for 35 days before sale or export, and will be able to ask a premium for these animals.
Aboriginal jobs for Aboriginal culturehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/aboriginal-jobs-for-aboriginal-culture.aspxAboriginal jobs for Aboriginal culture04/12/2018 13:00:00Aboriginal people will get a bigger say on how water is managed in the Murray-Darling Basin with the appointment of two Cultural Flows Project Officers.
Impact of drought clear in latest crop reporthttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/impact-drought-crop-report.aspxImpact of drought clear in latest crop report03/12/2018 13:00:00A dry winter and poor start to spring in most cropping regions has seen forecast winter crop production fall by almost one quarter.​