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Agency ID11456
TitleDepartment of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 3/4/2012
End Date 16/2/2015
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for food production and processing, fisheries, agri-science, biosecurity, animal welfare, animal and plant diseases, forestry and associated regional services

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
11343Land Protection Council 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
564Office of the Chief Inspector of Stock 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
1690Office of the Registrar of Brands 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary 2012, vol. 359, no. 77, p. 889
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary 2013, vol. 363, no. 45, pp. 580 - 581
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2015, vol. 368, no. 34, pp. 372 - 407
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Legislation

Establishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No.1) 2012
Abolishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No.1) 2015
Administered Acts administered are listed in Administrative Arrangements Order (No.2) 2013, Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 1 November 2013, vol. 364, no. 51, p. 326
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT
Under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2012, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry was established on 3 April 2012 with responsibility for many of the functions previously performed by the abolished Departments of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, and Environment and Resource Management.

FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for:
Agricultural chemicals
Agricultural colleges
Agriculture, fisheries and forestry research, development and extension
Animal welfare
Biosecurity
Commercial forestry for native forests under the Forestry Act 1959
Commercial plantation forestry
Custody and management of state forests covered by the Plantation Licence Area
Fisheries
Food and fibre production
Food processing and value adding development
Forestry industry development
Plant and animal diseases
Private forestry
Quarry sales under the Forestry Act 1959 (transferred from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines on 1 July 2013)
Strategic Cropping Land Mitigation Fund (trnsferred to Natural Resources and Mines Department on 16/2/2015)

ABOLITION:
On 16 February 2015, under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No.1) 2015, p.5, s17, this department was restructured and renamed Agriculture and Fisheries Department
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11456, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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