2018–19 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 2018–19 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) was released by the Treasurer on 17 December 2018. MYEFO included a range of new initiatives for the Agriculture and Water Resources Portfolio including:

  • Assistance for farmers and farm communities in drought, including changes to the Farm Household Allowance program, additional loan funding through the Regional Investment Corporation and water security measures.
  • Further measures in response to the review of intergovernmental biosecurity arrangements, including Indigenous rangers, a Chief Environmental Biosecurity Officer, pests and weeds management and an innovation program.
  • Trade measures relating to fruit fly management, modernising agricultural trade systems and an
    Inspector-General of Live Animal Exports.

These and other changes to portfolio resourcing since Budget 2018–19 are included in the 2018–19 Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES), which was tabled in the Parliament on 14 February 2019.

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2018–19

The Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements detail financial arrangements, allocate expenditure against outcomes and describes how these activities contribute to the Government’s policy priorities.

Portfolio Budget Statements 2018–19

The 2018–19 Budget for the Agriculture and Water Resources Portfolio is presented in the Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS). The PBS provides information to the Parliament on the proposed allocation of the department’s resources in the relevant financial year.

Regional Ministerial Budget Statement – Regional Australia – A Stronger Economy Delivering Stronger Regions 2018–19

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The 2018–19 Budget builds on the Australian Government’s investment in our regio​ns to deliver the foundations for a strong and sustainable economy for all Australians. Regional Australia — A stronger Economy Delivering Stronger Regions 2018–19 outlines Australian Government investments that will benefit those who choose to live, work and invest in regional Australia. It demonstrates our commitment to securing a bright future for regional Australia and spreading the opportunities and benefits of our growing economy to all corners of the country.

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2018–19

Full Portfolio Budget Statements


Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements 2017–18

The 2017–18 Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements (PSAES) details additional appropriations received by the department at Supplementary Additional Estimates. The PSAES is tabled in the Parliament with the PBS.

Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements 2017–18

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