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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Indian sugar subsidieshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/indian-sugar-subsidies.aspxIndian sugar subsidies15/11/2018 13:00:00The Liberal-National Government is standing up for the right of Australia's sugar industry to a competitive environment by taking action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding India's use of sugar subsidies.
Should we tax red meat to save our health?http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Should-we-tax-red-meat-to-save-our-health.aspxShould we tax red meat to save our health?14/11/2018 13:00:00The idea of taxing red meat by Oxford University shows just how irrelevant these institutions are becoming, Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said today.
Seeing straight through biosecurity riskshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Seeing-straight-through-biosecurity-risks.aspxSeeing straight through biosecurity risks13/11/2018 13:00:00A world-first 3D X-ray unit will help detect biosecurity risks faster and more effectively from today.