6 February 2020
The national peak industry organisation for the plant science sector welcomes the return of the Hon David Littleproud MP to the role of Minister for Agriculture.
CropLife Australia’s Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Cossey, said, “CropLife Australia and our members congratulate Minister Littleproud on his appointment to the important role of Minister for Agriculture.
“Minister Littleproud has shown he is a passionate advocate for agriculture and regional Australia more broadly.
“There is still work to do to further improve the performance of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to ensure Australian farmers have timely access to the crucial innovations of the plant science industry.
“CropLife looks forward to working with Minister Littleproud and the Government to ensure Australia’s farming sector remains a world-leader and continues to grow to reach the target of being a $100 billion industry by 2030,” concluded Mr Cossey.