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Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

(DAFF)
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry works to enhance our agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries. We create new and maintain existing agricultural export opportunities, to provide gains for Australian agriculture. We manage biosecurity risks to Australia to protect our multi-billion dollar agricultural industries and our way of life.
Appropriations 4221593000
Departmental expenses 1789680000
Average staffing level 6376

Sections

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Agriculture

  • Materiality

    Material

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Department

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Environment Community Information 1800 803 772 9am to 4pm EST For enquiries about the publications and services of the Department
Farm Support 1800 900 090 For general enquiries
Media enquires - Agriculture (61 2) 6272 3232 For media enquiries about agriculture and biosecurity issues.
Media enquires - Environment (61 2) 6275 9880 For media enquiries about environment issues

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