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Agency ID11656
TitleDepartment of Agriculture and Fisheries
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 16/2/2015
End Date Current
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 16/2/2015 Current
564Office of the Chief Inspector of Stock 16/2/2015 Current
1690Office of the Registrar of Brands 16/2/2015 Current
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Remarks

Information Sources

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) 2015, p.404, s.17
Abolishing N/A
Administered Acts administered are listed in Administrative Arrangements Order (No.1) 2015, Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2015, vol. 368, no. 34, pp. 372 - 407:
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Qld) Act 1994
Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control Act 1966
Agricultural Standards Act 1994
Animal Care and Protection Act 2001
Animal Care and Protection Act 2001
Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008
Apiaries Act 1982
Biological Control Act 1987
Biosecurity Act 2014
Brands Act 1915
Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Act 1988
Diseases in Timber Act 1975
Drugs Misuse Act 1986 (Part 5B)
Exotic Diseases in Animals Act 1981
Fisheries Act 1994 (partly)
Food Production (Safety) Act 2000
Forestry Act 1959 (jointly administered)
Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Monagement) Act 2002 (partly) (jointly administered)
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (partly) (jointly administered)
Plant Protection Act 1989
Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges Act 2005
Rural and Regional Adjustment Act 1994
Stock Act 1915
Sugar Industry Act 1999
Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
Veterinary Surgeons Act 1936


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Description
ESTABLISHMENT
On 16 February 2015, under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No.1) 2015, p.404, s.17, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry was renamed the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, retaining most of its previous responsibilities except for Strategic Cropping Land Mitigation, which was transferred to the Natural Resources and Mines Department.

FUNCTIONS:
Departmental responsbilities are listed in Administrative Arrangements Order (No.1), 16 February 2015:

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
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11656, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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