On 4 July 2015 the Prime Minister, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP, and the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Minister for Agriculture, announced the launch of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. Additional information on each of the measures announced in the White Paper will be uploaded to the department’s website as it becomes available.
The Australian Government provides a number of assistance measures to support farmers and farm businesses in rural Australia build a strong and resilient agriculture sector.