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Support for flood-affected farmers

Find out who can help and how.

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Expressions of interest are now open for the Biosecurity Innovation Program

We're seeking innovative ideas and solutions that will assist us in addressing biosecurity challenges and risks

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A consistent approach to farm debt mediation

We have developed a national better practice guide for farm debt mediation in consultation with the agribusiness sector.

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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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Know the signs of Foot-and-mouth disease

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious animal disease that affects cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.

Know the signs and when to act

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Our email addresses are changing

We're updating our email addresses to to reflect our new department's name.

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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.

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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
6 December 2022
Australian agriculture is still on track for an outstanding 12 months, despite the impact of the devastating floods in the eastern states.
  • Media release
  • Farming
5 December 2022
This year the theme of World Soil Day is ‘Soil: Where food begins’, highlighting the importance of healthy soil as a crucial element of food production.
  • Media release
  • Farming
2 December 2022
The National Better Practice Guide for Farm Debt Mediation has been released.