Connect with us

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

What we share

We use our social media accounts to share:

  • news about the department’s work
  • upcoming events
  • opportunities to Have Your Say
  • how to apply for grants or other funding
  • updates on committees, portfolio agencies and other organisations
  • community feedback on our policies, activities and initiatives

Stay in touch

You can be part of these discussions.

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

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Information covering all aspects of our work


Key aspects of our work

Australian Antarctic Division

Australian Biosecurity

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)

Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

National Landcare Program

Parks Australia

Links to the social media pages for the individual national parks managed by Parks Australia, the Australian Marine Parks and the Australian National Botanic Gardens are available on the Parks Australiawebpage.

Supervising Scientist Branch

Threatened Species Commissioner


Our Portfolio Agencies

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Bureau of Meteorology

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Harbour Trust

Regional Investment Corporation


RSS feeds

Find our RSS feeds.


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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General enquiries

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