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Media Release: Learning your hays, bees and seas: backing a new generation of ag innovators​

Eleven young innovators across Australia's primary industries, including one young researcher whose ideas could have a global impact on honeybee populations, each received a share in grant funding to help them continue their cutting edge work.

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Media Release: Government delivers on $150,000 promise for Adelaide Hills soccer club

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston has welcomed the upgrade of the Adelaide Hills Hawks Football Club facilities thanks to a $150,000 funding promise fulfilled by the Turnbull Government.

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Media Release: Great news for lovers of Australian tuna

The 2017-18 season for Australia’s Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF) starts today, with increased catch limits.

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Media Release: Government backs Adelaide University’s ground-breaking research

Tectonic geography of the world's oldest petroleum play, the McArthur Basin, is among 11 ground-breaking
research projects now possible across the country after the Turnbull Government announced an additional
$4.9 million of funding today.

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Media Release: ​Regional Forestry Agreements – providing jobs in the Gippsland region

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, today met with Australian Sustainable Hardwoods and Australian Paper to re-affirm the Turnbull Government's strong support for jobs and Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs).

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Media Release: Australian and Queensland governments working together to respond to white spot outbreak​

The Commonwealth and Queensland governments today reaffirmed their shared commitment to support prawn farmers impacted by White Spot virus and pledged to continue to work together to eradicate the disease.

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Media Release: Strengthening the future of Australian horticulture

The Australian Government has today announced its response to the independent review of the Horticulture Code of Conduct, which will see a range of improvements put in place to address key concerns and ensure the ongoing sustainability and productivity of Australian horticulture.

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Media Release: 35% reduction in bycatch trial

​A new bycatch device has delivered impressive results that will improve the sustainability of fishing operations of wild catch prawns in Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery.

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Media Release: Ruston visits prawn farms on Logan River

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, toured the Logan River area, recently affected by the outbreak of white spot disease in prawns in Queensland today.

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Media Release: East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement extended

The East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) has been extended until 27 March 2018, allowing existing protections to continue while the RFA five-yearly reviews are underway.

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