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Travelling internationally over the holiday season?

Declare or don’t bring food, plant material & animal products to Australia. Share this important biosecurity message with friends & family.

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Australia’s first National Soil Action Plan has been officially launched!

The National Soil Action Plan 2023 to 2028 was officially launched today to address priorities in soil health and long-term soil security.

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Have your say to help the development of the Agriculture and Land Sectoral Plan

We need your help to understand what is possible for the agriculture and land sectors for emissions reduction

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Have your say on the next phase of investment under the Future Drought Fund

Help us get the priorities right for drought preparedness in a changing climate by sharing your feedback

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Have your say on the review of the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) Act

Independent reviewer Dr Wendy Craik AM is seeking views on the RIC’s activities and governance arrangements after 30 June 2026

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Capability Review of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Australian Public Service Commission's capability review report of the department is now available.

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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.

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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.

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News and Media

  • News
  • International
Australia will promote our climate-smart agriculture practices and commitment to climate action at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28 in Dubai. 
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  • Live animal exports
ASEL 3.3 introduces changes to maintain or improve animal health and welfare outcomes, update definitions and improve clarity and usability of the standards.
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  • Science
Community members will continue to be able to access free testing services for rabbits and hares, thanks to an Australian Government funded national disease monitoring program.