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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Guarding the north against pests and diseaseshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Guarding-the-north-against-pests-and-diseases.aspxGuarding the north against pests and diseases22/02/2018 13:00:00Northern Australian livestock industries will benefit from a ‘northern guard’ to strengthen the surveillance of diseases and pests such as Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and screw-worm fly.
Time to show your Aussie pridehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/aussie-pride-cool.aspxTime to show your Aussie pride21/02/2018 13:00:00Shoppers will soon find it easier to buy Aussie food with new Country of Origin Labelling standards set to become compulsory.
More than just chat—Australia sprouts new market for seed potatoeshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/indonesia-seed-potatoes.aspxMore than just chat—Australia sprouts new market for seed potatoes15/02/2018 13:00:00​More than 300 seed potato farmers across South Australia and Victoria will be celebrating after today's breakthrough in securing new market access to Indonesia.