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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$16.9 million for smart fruit fly managementhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/smart-fruit-fly-management.aspx$16.9 million for smart fruit fly management18/11/2018 13:00:00Australian fruit and vegetable growers will be given a new edge in the fight against fruit fly, with new high-tech systems giving early warnings of fly movements.
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.
Woolgrowers decide on 1.5 per cent levyhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/woolgrowers-1-5-levy.aspxWoolgrowers decide on 1.5 per cent levy15/11/2018 13:00:00Woolgrowers have voted for a 1.5 per cent levy rate on their gross wool sale proceeds to fund research and marketing services to the Australian wool industry.