Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (Australia)

Owning Institution:

Review of the regulatory capability and culture of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources in the regulation of live animal exports

The purpose of this review was to assure the federal government and the Australian public that exporters can meet our high animal welfare standards and also to identify any regulatory and investigative improvements that can be made.
Draft report

Draft Great Artesian Basin strategic management plan 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.

Independent review of Australian Wool Innovation Limited

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...
Briefing paper

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources: background paper 17

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.

Independent review of conditions for the export of sheep to the Middle East during the northern hemisphere summer

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...