The Coalition has launched a new inquiry that will investigate barriers to increased investment in agriculture by superannuation funds.
The inquiry, titled Superannuation fund investment in agriculture, will be led by House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources chair Rick Wilson MP.
Mr Wilson, who is the Federal member for the Western Australia electorate of O'Connor, said the agricultural sector needs "much more investment if it wants to remain competitive, and the superannuation industry is an obvious source of that".
According to the inquiry's terms of reference, the committee will inquire and report on whether:
The inquiry has invited submissions from interested parties.