Media Statement on behalf of Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston, the Hon. Paul Toole MP, the Hon. Jaala Pulford MLC, the Hon. Leon Bignell MP, the Hon. Dave Kelly MLA, the Hon. Guy Barnett MP, the Hon. Ken Vowles MLA, Mr Mick Gentleman MLA:
To my honest surprise, today marks five years since I was sworn in as a Senator for South Australia. It’s been an honour to represent my home state in Canberra and deliver tangible outcomes for rural and regional Australia.
The Coalition Government has popped the cork on a $50 million, three year plan to increase the value of wine exports up to a record $3.5 billion and promote wine tourism in regional communities.
Media Release: Agricultural partnerships with Vietnam, APEC economies advance regional food security
Australia’s established role as a trading and supply chain partner in the Asia-Pacific, coupled with our investments in sustainable agriculture across the region, continues to support regional food security and prosperity.
A prosperous future driven by exports beckons for Australia’s wine industry following the passage today of legislation reforming the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate.
The Coalition Government is delivering funding of $45.6 million to get capital works underway on the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme.
Land managers who wish to undertake plantation forestry projects to sequester carbon will now have the opportunity to participate in the carbon market, following Australian Government approval of a Plantation Forestry Method under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
The future of commercial fishing in East Gippsland will be better secured and environmental outcomes enhanced when the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) opens its new office at Lakes Entrance early next year.
The sustainable management of Western Australia’s precious forests has been given an overwhelming pass mark in an independent review of the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) for the south-west region of the state.
Free trade agreements are driving a strong surge in Australian wine industry exports, with more yet to come from a transformational $50 million marketing program funded by the Turnbull Government.