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Joint Media Release: Forestry innovation research grants open

The Australian and Tasmanian governments continue to support advances in a sustainable and productive forestry industry with wood product innovation set to grow the sector.

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Media Release: Tacking the scourge of ice in Mayo

The Turnbull Government is delivering on our strategy to tackle the scourge of ice in our communities, with another three Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) being established in the electorate of Mayo.

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Media Release: Australian wine honoured at Hong Kong trade show

Australian wine continues to be in high demand worldwide – and it was no different this week at one of the most influential global trade shows.

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Media Release: Australia’s forestry industry breaks new records

Australia's renewable forestry sector has reached new highs, with a record log harvest up 10 per cent in 2016–17 to over 33 million cubic metres and record wood product exports, up 11 per cent.

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Media Release: Growing agricultural exports for Mayo farmers

Farmers and producers across Mayo are set to reap the benefits of the Turnbull Government’s trade push in the 2018-19 Budget.

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Media Release: Opening more cellar doors to 10,000 extra international tourists​

South Australian wine producers are tipped to see a surge in demand for their wine, with a new $2 million marketing campaign aimed at increasing the number of international visitors to the state's wine regions.

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Media Release: Responsible, sustainable management of Southern Bluefin Tuna needs a cooperative approach

The harmonised management of Australia’s international quota for Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) is being considered by the Commonwealth, State and Territory Agriculture Ministers, to ensure responsible and sustainable fishing across the commercial and recreational fishing sectors.

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Media Release: Boosting international wine tourism

A range of innovative projects designed to highlight the appeal of Australian wine regions to the international market are set to share in a $7.4 million funding pool, which includes $2.8 million in Turnbull Government support.

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Joint Media Release: $200,000 to preserve revolutionary race car

The Turnbull Government will provide $200,000 to assist the National Motor Museum in Birdwood to purchase the Chamberlain 8 “Australian Special” race car through the National Cultural Heritage Account.

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Media Release: Encouraging Tuna Champions

A new program was today launched to further develop responsible recreational fishing of Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT).

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