The Government released its response to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the Regulation of Australian Agriculture.
Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud has begun a brief visit to Europe as he fights for more market access for Australian farmers.
Global food prices held broadly stable in December 2018, with rising international cereal prices offsetting declining sugar and dairy quotations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said.
Australian farmers exporting overseas will be better off as tariffs are slashed or abolished under the Trans Pacific Partnership and the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said.
The global sugar market is facing potential structural change in terms of both production and consumption, and this is set to have far-reaching impacts on sugarcane producers internationally and in Australia, according to Rabobank’s global sugar strategist Andy Duff.
A long-term Territorian with strong links to industry, government and the business sector has been appointed to a newly created senior leadership role with Charles Darwin University in Alice Springs.