Connect with us

We use our social media channels to talk, listen and share with you.

What we share

Access our social media accounts to find:

  • news and announcements
  • activities, events and updates
  • new initiatives
  • updates on committees, other agencies and organisations
  • community feedback on our policies, activities and initiatives
  • discussions about the issues and topics that are part of our responsibilities

Stay in touch

You can be part of these discussions.

Connect with us and our portfolio agencies. Find us on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Flickr. We also publish blogs and RSS feeds.

Our department was established on 1 February 2020. Before this, we were the:

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of the Environment and Energy (Environment portfolio)

You can still connect with us through our previous social media channels.





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RSS feeds

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Using our channels

Responding to comments and questions

We aren’t always able to respond to individual comments or questions. If a question, theme or topic is raised frequently, we will aim to provide an answer.

Our interactions on social media are informal. We will direct you to public information and formal channels for feedback.

Terms of use

When you view, post or comment on, or use in any way our social media, you must comply with these terms of use. This is a binding legal agreement. Please read the terms of use carefully.

You agree to:

  • comply with the terms of use of the platform (such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube)
  • treat other people using the platforms with respect and courtesy

You also agree not to post any material that:

  • is offensive, obscene, vulgar or violent
  • vilifies or discriminates against any particular gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital or domestic status, race or ethnicity, criminal record or political opinion
  • is fraudulent, deceptive or misleading including not impersonating or falsely representing any other person or organisation
  • you do not have a legal right to post (e.g. material that infringes the copyright)
  • advertises, offers or promotes anything of a commercial nature (e.g. that may breach the Spam Act 2003 (Cth))
  • would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability or is otherwise illegal or unlawful

You must also not:

  • post any personal information (e.g. names, e-mail or private addresses, phone numbers, photographs) relating to yourself or anyone else
  • introduce any virus or other form of malicious code into the social media channels
  • deliberately disrupt discussions (e.g. trolling)
  • post irrelevant or excessively long material
  • use our channels to defame, libel, insult, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or attack anyone

If you breach these terms of use we may:

  • remove or refuse to post any material you have submitted
  • suspend or permanently block you from using our social media channels
  • report your conduct to the owner of the relevant social media platform and to any appropriate law enforcement authorities
  • take any other action, including legal action, which we consider to be appropriate

These actions are at our discretion.

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