National Rural Advisory Council

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The National Rural Advisory Council (NRAC) provides advice and information to the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources on rural adjustment; regional issues; training; and, any other matters at the Minister's request. Under the Rural Adjustment Act 1992, NRAC may consist of up to eight members with experience and knowledge relevant to Australian agriculture: - A chairperson - An officer of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - A state or territory representative - A National Farmers' Federation representative - Up to four members with expertise in economics, financial administration, banking, sustainable agriculture, regional adjustment, regional development, farm management or training.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory office holder, offices and committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Rural Adjustment Act 1992

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    18 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra ACT 2601

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