Victoria’s food and fibre sector contributes around 4.9 per cent to gross domestic product and is Australia’s largest food and fibre exporting state. In 2013-14, the sector was worth $11.8 billion in exports and employed more than 191,000 people. Victoria accounts for 30 per cent of Australia’s total food processing output.
Your sector, your say
View the Food and Fibre Discussion Paper on the right which sets out the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Feedback was sought about the strategic choices Victoria should make now to help set the sector up for continued success, growth and prosperity. The closing date for feedback was Monday 17 August 2015.
Consultation was undertaken jointly by Minister for Industry Lily D’Ambrosio MP and Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford MLC.
The Food and Fibre Sector Strategy was released by Minister D'Ambrosio on 17 March 2016.