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Budget | 2014-15

Budget 2014-15
Australian Government Coat of Arms, Budget 2014-15

Appendix A: Agency Outcome Statements (continued)

Agriculture
Agency Outcome Description
Department of Agriculture 1 More sustainable, productive, internationally competitive and profitable Australian agricultural, food and fibre industries through policies and initiatives that promote better resource management practices, innovation, self‑reliance and improved access to international markets.
Department of Agriculture 2 Safeguard Australia's animal and plant health status to maintain overseas markets and protect the economy and environment from the impact of exotic pests and diseases, through risk assessment, inspection and certification, and the implementation of emergency response arrangements for Australian agricultural, food and fibre industries.
Australian Grape and Wine Authority 1 Foster and enable a competitive Australian wine industry by investing in research and development, building markets, disseminating knowledge and ensuring compliance.
Cotton Research and Development Corporation 1 Adoption of innovation that leads to increased productivity, competitiveness and environmental sustainability through investment in research and development that benefits the Australian cotton industry and the wider community.
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation 1 Increased knowledge that fosters sustainable economic, environmental and social benefits for the Australian fishing industry; including indigenous, recreational, commercial and aquaculture sectors, and the community; through investing in research, development and adoption.
Grains Research and Development Corporation 1 New information and products that enhance the productivity, competitiveness and environmental sustainability of Australian grain growers and benefit the industry and wider community, through planning, managing and implementing investments in grains research and development.
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation 1 Increased knowledge that fosters sustainable, productive and profitable new and existing rural industries and furthers understanding of national rural issues through research and development in government‑industry partnership.
Australian Fisheries Management Authority 1 Ecologically sustainable and economically efficient Commonwealth fisheries, through understanding and monitoring Australia's marine living resources and regulating and monitoring commercial fishing, including domestic licensing and deterrence of illegal foreign fishing.
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 1 Protection of the health and safety of people, animals, the environment, and agricultural and livestock industries through regulation of pesticides and veterinary medicines.