The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources annual report 2017–18 highlights our significant achievements. The report provides information for our stakeholders and the wider community about the department’s operations and performance for this financial year and reviews our progress towards more sustainable, profitable and competitive Australian agriculture, food, fisheries and forestry industries.
View the full Annual Report 2017-18.
Our achievements in 2017–18 and priorities for 2018–19.Read more
Our portfolio Ministers and agencies.Read more
Our purpose, role, outcomes, objectives, structure, senior executives and reporting arrangements.Read more
Our purpose for 2017–18.Read more
Targeted assistance to help primary producers and improve farmgate returns for agriculture, fisheries, food and fibre industries.Read more
Certification of exports to meet importing country requirements and maximise returns to primary producersRead more
Implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, managing water resources efficiently and supporting food and fibre production.Read more
Coordination of emergency responses to exotic pest and disease incursions, evidence –based risk management to ensure safe movement into Australia.
Focusing on performance, delivering objectives, meeting statutory obligations and parliamentary requirements and building capability.
Our Governance committees, managing risk, integrity, Audit committee, compliance, disclosure of information and remuneration.Read more
Procurement initiatives to support small and medium enterprises, indigenous procurement, other contract information, consultancies and advertising and market research.
Parliamentary committees reports, the Auditor-General, Commonwealth Ombudsman, Inspector-General of Biosecurity and Freedom of Information.
Our auditor’s report, overview, statements of income, financial position, changes in equity, cash flow and notes to and forming part of the financial statements.