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.​​​

 Latest Media Releases

 

 

Review of Farm Household Allowance beginshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/fha-review-begins.aspxReview of Farm Household Allowance begins18/09/2018 14:00:00A review of Farm Household Allowance (FHA) has begun to make sure the hardship payment is supporting farmers as well as possible and to see if there ways to improve it.
Turning to DNA in the fight against pestshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/DNA-fight-pests.aspxTurning to DNA in the fight against pests17/09/2018 14:00:00​Australian farmers will have more 'ammo' in the fight against pest animals thanks to a suite of projects launched today by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions.
Low-interest loans for farmers in drought doubledhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/low-interest-loans-doubled.aspxLow-interest loans for farmers in drought doubled17/09/2018 14:00:00Australian farmers can now access up to $2 million in low interest loans, double the previous limit of $1 million.