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The Hon David Littleproud MP
Minister for Water Resources, Drought, Rural Finance, Natural Disaster and Emergency Management
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Speeches & transcripts
Northern Basin report released
5 December 2019
The Northern Basin Commissioner’s First Year Report has been tabled in Parliament.
Fighting drought with Water for Fodder
1 December 2019
Heavily discounted water for fodder will be available for farmers in the southern connected Basin from the second week of December.
Every drop needs to count
28 November 2019
Farmers can be reassured their entire water allocation is there to be used, after a recent Murray-Darling Basin Authority communique clarified the matter.
Keeping farm businesses viable through drought
21 November 2019
Concessional drought loans offering two years with no interest or repayments are now available with the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) taking our drought commitment to over $8 billion dollars.
$15 million fencing program for farmers and native fish
20 November 2019
A $15 million riverbank fencing program in the Northern Basin will improve water quality, help protect native fish and keep farm animals safe.
Great progress on accreditation of water resource plans
18 November 2019
The final Water Resource Plans for South Australian and Queensland parts of the Murray-Darling basin have been signed off and are now in force.
Littleproud welcomes Aussie Farms decision
18 November 2019
Federal Member for Maranoa, David Littleproud has welcomed the decision of the Charities and Not-for-profits Commission to strip Aussie Farms of its charitable status.
FarmHub taking a step up against drought
15 November 2019
Drought-hit farmers have better resources at their fingertips with important new features on FarmHub – the first national, single-site directory of farm support measures.
First Australian to lead Basin Community Committee
13 November 2019
Phil Duncan will become the first Aboriginal Australian to lead the Murray-Darling’s Basin Community Committee after the Murray-Darling Basin Authority Board appointed him for a three-year term.
Have Your Say on the Future Drought Fund
1 November 2019
The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee’s will hold public consultations starting from today.