Agriculture has always played an important role in the success of our nation—it touches all Australians.

Agriculture is one of the five pillars of Australia’s economy and is a key priority for this Government.

The Australian Government has fulfilled an election promise in delivering the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. 

The White Paper is the outcome of discussions with industry: farmers, people in the supply chain, exporters and everyday Australians.

The White Paper outlines the initiatives and commitment by the Government to Australia’s agriculture sector. It represents a $4 billion investment in our farmers and in the future of our nation.

There are five key themes to the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper:
  1. A fairer go for farm businesses
  2. Building the infrastructure of the 21st century
  3. Strengthening our approach to drought and risk management
  4. Farming smarter
  5. Accessing premium markets.

We all have a role to play: governments, farmers, exporters, our supply chain and everyday Australians.

Working together, we can create a stronger agriculture sector and a stronger Australian economy.

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