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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Independent Inspector-General takes office to oversee live animal exports regulationhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Independent-Inspector-General-takes-office-to-oversee-live-animal-exports-regulation.aspxIndependent Inspector-General takes office to oversee live animal exports regulation18/03/2019 13:00:00Mr Ross Carter has started in his role as the Interim Inspector-General of Live Animal Exports (IIGLAE), to provide independent oversight of the regulator.
Mandatory dairy code moves forwardhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Mandatory-dairy-code-moves-forward.aspxMandatory dairy code moves forward14/03/2019 13:00:00​The Coalition Government is continuing to advance the Mandatory Dairy Code of Conduct following requests from key dairy farmer bodies last year.
Decentralisation of MDBA delivering for Goondiwindihttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/decentralisation-mdba-goondiwindi.aspxDecentralisation of MDBA delivering for Goondiwindi13/03/2019 13:00:00Goondiwindi has secured 20 permanent Government jobs, as the Federal Coalition pushes ahead with decentralisation of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.