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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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.
Regional Investment Corporation to the rescue for NT farmershttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/ric-nt.aspxRegional Investment Corporation to the rescue for NT farmers15/02/2018 13:00:00Eligible farm businesses in the Northern Territory will benefit from direct access to loans through the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC), under new legislation passed earlier this month.