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The Hon David Littleproud MP
Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management
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Keeping farm businesses viable through drought
21 November 2019
Concessional drought loans offering two years with no interest or repayments are now available with the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) taking our drought commitment to over $8 billion dollars.
$15 million fencing program for farmers and native fish
20 November 2019
A $15 million riverbank fencing program in the Northern Basin will improve water quality, help protect native fish and keep farm animals safe.
Great progress on accreditation of water resource plans
18 November 2019
The final Water Resource Plans for South Australian and Queensland parts of the Murray-Darling basin have been signed off and are now in force.
Littleproud welcomes Aussie Farms decision
18 November 2019
Federal Member for Maranoa, David Littleproud has welcomed the decision of the Charities and Not-for-profits Commission to strip Aussie Farms of its charitable status.
FarmHub taking a step up against drought
15 November 2019
Drought-hit farmers have better resources at their fingertips with important new features on FarmHub – the first national, single-site directory of farm support measures.
First Australian to lead Basin Community Committee
13 November 2019
Phil Duncan will become the first Aboriginal Australian to lead the Murray-Darling’s Basin Community Committee after the Murray-Darling Basin Authority Board appointed him for a three-year term.
Have Your Say on the Future Drought Fund
1 November 2019
The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee’s will hold public consultations starting from today.
Inspector-General investigates MDBA
22 October 2019
Minster for Water Resources David Littleproud has asked Murray-Darling Inspector-General Mick Keelty to investigate the premature release of a Northern Basin water monitoring report.
Action to protect native fish ahead of hot, dry summer
14 October 2019
The Federal Government is working with the states to protect the Murray–Darling Basin’s native fish ahead of an expected hot and dry summer.
Inspector-General sets up shop in Mildura
8 October 2019
Mildura is set to become home to the Inspector-General of Murray-Darling Basin Water Resources, with one of the two offices being set up in the city.