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  • Budget 2017

    Fuelled for the Future

Agriculture

Still the backbone of our economy, though reliance on dairy exports has decreased

$31m extra to Fisheries Management

Whilst we may be world leading, we need to use technology better to ensure this critical resource is sustainably managed


$18m extra for biosecurity

The risks to our economy through pests and diseases cannot be underestimated, but this will become increasing difficult to control as the world gets smaller


Money for:

  •  Fresh water quality
  •  Exclusion of stock from waterways
  •  Pests & predators
  •  Emissions programmes