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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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Media Release: Australia, China working together towards a sustainable farming future

Australia and China must adopt innovative, sustainable agricultural practices to meet the global demand for a reliable food supply – that’s the message that will be presented tomorrow at the opening of the first ever Australia-China Sustainable Agriculture Technology Forum, in Hobart.

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Media Release: Winemakers benefit from record exports

Australian wine export values are the highest in a decade, increasing by 16 per cent to $2.65 billion in the year to March, according to Wine Australia's latest Export Report.

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Media Release: International recognition for Renmark water management

The Renmark Irrigation Trust has been recognised as the first agricultural area in the world to achieve gold level accreditation by a leading international water management standard.

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