Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The 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.


Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non-corporate Commonwealth entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Primary body

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Department

  • Auditor


  • 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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