Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The Agriculture Senior Officials’ Committee (AGSOC) Drought Task Group’s role and function includes overseeing activities relating to drought policy and farmer assistance programs. It also included implementation and review of the previous Intergovernmental Agreement on National Drought Program Reform (IGA). On 12 December 2018, the Council of Australian Governments agreed and signed a new National Drought Agreement (NDA). The Drought Task Group’s ongoing function will be determined by AGSOC, as informed by the NDA.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    Agriculture Senior Officials Committee

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    28 March 2014

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