Budget October 2022-23

2022–23 October Portfolio Budget Statements

Our budget statements detail how we will use our allocated funds each financial year.

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Support for flood-affected farmers

Find out who can help and how.

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Expressions of interest are now open for the Biosecurity Innovation Program

We're seeking innovative ideas and solutions that will assist us in addressing biosecurity challenges and risks

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Know the signs of Foot-and-mouth disease

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious animal disease that affects cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.

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Make biosecurity a priority on your property now

Foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease are two of the world’s most serious animal diseases.

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National Biosecurity Strategy 2022-2032

The National Biosecurity Committee in consultation with key stakeholders developed a National Biosecurity Strategy to provide a strategic direction for Australia’s biosecurity system.

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We are now the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

This is the place to find Australian Government information about agriculture, fisheries, forestry, biosecurity and trade.

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Agriculture and land

Building stronger and more sustainable agriculture, fisheries, forestry and land care.

Biosecurity and trade

Lowering biosecurity risks to Australia, and assisting industry to accelerate growth towards a $100 billion agricultural sector by 2030.

Science & research

Science and research

Understanding research and collecting data to support informed decisions and policies.



Working together to manage Australia's fisheries now and into the future.



Shaping a strong industry focused on sustainable use of our forests.

About us


We enhance our agricultural industries and trade, and manage the threat of biosecurity risks to Australia.

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News and Media

  • Statement
  • Fisheries
3 November 2022
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, together with the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC), have published the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP).
  • Media release
  • Animals
3 November 2022
On One Health Day 2022 Australia’s Three Chiefs are highlighting the importance of working together to address environmental changes contributing to disease threats affecting human, animal, plant and…
  • News
  • Food
2 November 2022
To further shape science-based international food standards that help protect consumers and support trade, we are partnering with New Zealand and the United States to deliver a two-day South West…