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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Brisbane biosecurity keeping bah hum-bugs awayhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/bah-hum-bugs.aspxBrisbane biosecurity keeping bah hum-bugs away12/12/2018 13:00:00​Biosecurity officers are set for a busy holiday period with the number of international passengers, packages and biosecurity risks increasing significantly over Christmas.
Statement on Heat Stress Risk Assessmenthttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/statement-on-heat-stress-risk-assessment.aspxStatement on Heat Stress Risk Assessment12/12/2018 13:00:00The horrific events of the Awassi brought to light in April were distressing and meant calm and decisive action based on science was required to reset the industry.
Sugar code of conduct stayshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/sugar-code-of-conduct-stays.aspxSugar code of conduct stays11/12/2018 13:00:00The Sugar Code of Conduct will be extended a further four years to provide certainty for the Australian sugar industry.