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We are now the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

This is the place to find Australian Government information about agriculture, fisheries, forestry, biosecurity and trade.

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Make biosecurity a priority on your property now

Foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease are two of the world’s most serious animal diseases.

Know the signs & when to act

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Manual of Importing Country Requirements (Micor)

Micor lists all the international rules and requirements for Australian agricultural exports.

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Zoonoses Day

6 July is World Zoonoses Day

Zoonotic diseases are transmitted between animals and humans and can be avoided with good biosecurity practices and personal hygiene.

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Agriculture and land

Building stronger and more sustainable agriculture, fisheries, forestry and land care.

Biosecurity and trade

Lowering biosecurity risks to Australia, and assisting industry to accelerate growth towards a $100 billion agricultural sector by 2030.

Science & research

Science and research

Understanding research and collecting data to support informed decisions and policies.



Working together to manage Australia's fisheries now and into the future.



Shaping a strong industry focused on sustainable use of our forests.

About us


We enhance our agricultural industries and trade, and manage the threat of biosecurity risks to Australia.

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News and Media

  • Media release
  • Biosecurity
Biosecurity officers recently intercepted a number of fruit items at Australia’s borders, which were found to be carrying a citrus disease. 
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  • Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is extending the due date for submissions on the WoolPoll Review to give stakeholders the best opportunity to share their thoughts on how the…
  • Media release
  • Water
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment – and partners in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and the Northern Territory – welcomed today’s release of the latest Great…