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Joint Media Release: Works begin to improve River Murray wetland health at 10 sites

Works have begun on 10 priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health.

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Media Release: Mayo councils to share in over $3 million for local roads

The Turnbull Government will provide an additional $40 million, including at least $3 million in the electorate of Mayo, over the next two years in South Australia to help with critical road network upgrades.

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Media Release: Basin Plan’s survival needs a bipartisan Tony Burke

Tony Burke can help rescue the Basin Plan by joining with the Coalition in the new year to support critical legislative amendments necessary for its continued delivery and implementation.

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Media Release: Another good year for Australia’s fisheries and aquaculture industry

The value of Australian fisheries and aquaculture sector increased by nine per cent to $3 billion in 2015-16, injecting an additional $270 million into rural and regional economies.

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Media Release: $1 million in wine export marketing grants up for grabs from January

 

Wine businesses exporting to the United States and China will from next year be able to apply for up to $25,000 in Australian Government funding to support their marketing.

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Media Release: Pacific Island nations holding firm on sustainable fisheries

Pacific Island countries have once again demonstrated their solidarity and commitment to the long-term sustainability of the world’s largest tuna fishery by strongly resisting moves from other nations to relax important conservation measures.

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Joint Media Release: Submissions invited for the review of the NSW Regional Forest Agreements

The Australian and NSW Governments today invited public submissions on the Report on progress with implementation of the New South Wales Regional Forest Agreements: Second and third five‑yearly reviews July 2004 – June 2014.

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Joint Media Release: Tasmania confirms status as national forest innovation leader

Tasmania’s status as a national leader in forestry practices and innovation has been further cemented with the official launch of a new National Institute for Forest Products Innovation hub in Launceston today.

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Media Release: Applications to pour in for wine tourism grants

The Australian Government and the Australian wine industry are teaming up to attract an additional 40,000 international tourists to Australia’s iconic wine regions through the $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package.

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Media release: Support your local seafood industry this Christmas

Christmas is around the corner and what better way to celebrate with your family than with Aussie seafood?

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