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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Independent assessment of fish deathshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/independent-assessment-of-fish-deaths.aspxIndependent assessment of fish deaths21/01/2019 13:00:00An independent panel will assess the deaths of fish in the lower Darling River in December 2018 and January 2019, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud announced today.
Further consultation on Heat Stress Risk Assessment for live exporthttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/further-consultation-on-hsra-for-lae.aspxFurther consultation on Heat Stress Risk Assessment for live export21/01/2019 13:00:00The consultation period on the Heat Stress Risk Assessment draft report has been extended by one month to 1 March 2019.
Live export footage investigationhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/live-export-footage-investigation.aspxLive export footage investigation20/01/2019 13:00:00The federal Department of Agriculture has started to formally investigate under what conditions footage of the Awassi's May to October 2017 voyages was obtained.