FRDC is a statutory corporation within the portfolio of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Senator Murray Watt was sworn in as Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on 1 June 2022.
The Minister's primary objectives are to shape research and development investments for all Rural Research and Development Corporations (RDCs), with a particular emphasis on the following key areas:
These priorities will guide FRDC's efforts to address critical issues in these sectors.
For more information on the current Ministers visit https://minister.agriculture.gov.au.