Technical policy support

Objectives

Protect industry reputation and sustainability by managing risks associated with water, environmental, financial management, infrastructure, workforce access and market competition 

3 year plan focus

  • Monitoring implementation of Murray Darling Basin Plan and informing advocacy for changes to minimise volume of water removed from irrigated agriculture.
  • Soil and biodiversity – watching brief.
  • Energy / Climate change – monitor and assess potential impact of mitigation and adaptation policies at State and National level.
  • Inform industry policy on tax reform in agriculture to promote investment in the industry Inform industry policy in transport, workforce, market access, market competition and other infrastructure areas.