Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (Australia)

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Owning Institution

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Briefing paper

15 Jun 2018

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources welcomes the opportunity to provide this background paper. The requested focus of this background paper is on key reforms (legislative, regulatory or policy developments) over the past ten years, and any anticipated reforms, relevant to farm finance issues....

Research report

30 Sep 2016

Fishery status reports 2016 provides an independent evaluation of the biological and economic status of fish stocks managed solely or jointly by the Australian Government.

This 21st edition of the Fishery status reports covers the biological status of 93 fish stocks across 22...

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22 Aug 2018

This report examines recent trends and issues relating to Australia's household food expenditure. It includes data on food consumption by income, age and net worth, production and trade analysis, and an examination of food security issues.

Draft report

20 Aug 2018

This draft plan provides a framework to guide the actions of governments, traditional owners, water users and other interests in their endeavour to achieve economic, environmental, cultural and social outcomes for the Great Artesian Basin and its users.


9 Jul 2018

On 27 February 2018, the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud MP, announced a review of Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) performance and governance. EY were selected by the department to conduct the review in March 2018. EY considered AWI’s delivery on core objectives...


McCarthy Review
17 May 2018

Dr Michael McCarthy was engaged by the Federal Agriculture and Water Resources Minister to advise on conditions and/or actions that would be required to assure health and welfare outcomes for sheep being transported to the Middle East during the northern hemisphere summer. The review was...

Research report

7 Feb 2018

The model provides a basis for separating the effects of historical climate, market and policy shocks on the southern Murray-Darling Basin (sMDB) region, and for simulating the effects of potential future shocks.

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