Tasmania’s Agri-Food Plan is the Government’s system for
sustainably growing the agriculture and food sectors in Tasmania, including
seafood. It presents a framework for action, articulates goals and provides an
update on the initiatives we are delivering and our achievements so far.
Tasmania’s Agri-Food Plan is based on the following
- Industry leadership
- Market-driven development
- Empowering the private sector – red tape reduction
- Maximising the value of the primary industries sector to the
- Collaborative, integrated action
- Social and environmental sustainability
- Adaptability to emerging challenges and opportunities.
The Plan acknowledges that the private sector has a pivotal
role in achieving continued growth in our agriculture, food and seafood
Reaching Tasmania’s agri-food potential clearly requires farmers,
fishers, processors, industry sectors, agri-businesses, the community and all
tiers of government working together.
For this reason the Tasmanian Government
will continue to regularly engage with the private sector to deliver on our
Agri-Food Plan, to develop future actions and policies, and to assign our
We welcome proposals to work in partnership with industry on
initiatives that align with grow, make, protect and deliver on one or more of
the investment, productivity or careers drivers.
The Tasmanian Government will continue to monitor and report
on the growth in the State’s primary industry sectors through publishing the
annual Tasmanian Agri-Food Scorecard.
The latest Scorecard is available from the Department of
Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment website http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/agriculture/facts-figures
1300 368 550
Download a copy of Tasmania's Agri-Food Plan 2016-2018:
Tasmania's Agri-Food Plan 2016-2018 (4Mb)