The Australian Government has commissioned a White Paper to boost agriculture’s productivity and profitability. A taskforce has been established to prepare the White Paper and conduct the consultation.

The White Paper will drive the long-term agricultural policies of the government and ensure Australia’s agriculture sector remains a significant contributor to the economy and local communities.  

The White Paper will identify pathways and approaches for growing farm profitability and boosting agriculture’s contribution to economic growth, trade, innovation and productivity.

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6 February 2014

On 6 February 2014, the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, announced an issues paper on Agricultural Competitiveness. Submissions close 17 April 2014.

9 December 2013

On 9 December 2013, the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, announced the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper.

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The issues paper and fact sheet are now available.

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