We work to sustain the way of life and prosperity of all Australians.
We lead the development of policy advice and provide services to improve the productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of agriculture, fisheries, forestry and related industries.
We help people and goods move in and out of Australia while managing the risks to the environment and animal, plant and human health.
For the Australian people Safe and secure food choices
For our portfolio industries Globally competitive and sustainable industries
For our department A smart place, with smart people
Resources Ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources
Productivity Improving the competitiveness of portfolio industries
Markets Enabling trade in goods
We, individually and as a department, promote and uphold the APS Values and Code of Conduct. To achieve our goals, we aspire to be:
Leaders We willingly tackle important issues
Creative We are open to doing things differently to achieve success
Future thinkers We anticipate and adapt to new situations
Compassionate We are mindful of the impact we have on others
Responsive We make things happen
Collaborative We build on our partnerships to succeed