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Executive Director, Karen Schneider                

Assistant Secretary, Jammie Penm

Agricultural Commodities and Trade
·           Agricultural Trade     
·           Agricultural Commodities                        
·           Research Engagement & Outlook                           

Assistant Secretary, Ilona Stobutzki

Fisheries, Forestry and Land
·           Domestic Fisheries & Marine Environment          
·           International Fisheries Data & Assessments         
·           Fisheries Economics  
·           Quantitative Sciences               

Assistant Secretary, Peter Gooday

Farm Performance and Biosecurity                           
·           Productivity                                                
·           Social Sciences                                                           
·           Infrastructure                                                             
·           Farm Analysis             
·           Survey Collection                                      

Assistant Secretary, Sally Standen

Deregulation and Portfolio Strategy                           
·           This branch delivers strategic advice and secretariat support for a range of forums, including ministerial councils and related processes, and the department’s executive management team, Import Market Access Advisory Group (IMAAG), Eminent Scientists Group (ESG) and the Import Risk Analysis Appeals Panel (IRAAP). It also undertakes a range of portfolio coordination activities including appointments, legislation and deregulation.                                               

Library Resources, Steve Benson

Contact Information

Switchboard: +61 2 6272 2000                       

Postal address

GPO Box 1563
Canberra ACT 2601