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Under the McGowan Government, a series of Machinery of Government changes were made to the public sector creating a number of new amalgamated departments.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development combines the primary industries activities of the State and consolidates regional development functions. The new Department is mandated to have a stronger regional presence.
Agribusiness functions spread across three of the preceding Departments have been consolidated in this new Department.