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Media Release: Legislation activates Export and Regional Wine Support Package

Legislation enacted today will help deliver an ambitious $50 million, three-year plan to increase the value of wine exports up to $2.8–2.9 billion and bring $170 million worth of wine tourism to regional communities.

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Joint Media Release: China agreement delivers for Australian horticulture

Australia and China have agreed to new horticulture market access priorities that will allow future exports of Australian blueberries to China.

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Media Release: Have a reel-y good time on National Gone Fishing Day this weekend

This Sunday is National Gone Fishing Day and there is no better time to cast a line with friends and family or get out and enjoy the warmer weather in quiet solitude.

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Media Release: $1 million for Adelaide Hills and Mount Barker roads

Over $1 million has been provided by the Australian Government to improve Adelaide Hills and Mount Barker roads.

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Media Release: Striking a balance with illegal logging laws

Australia's illegal logging laws are being improved to reduce compliance costs for timber importers and processors.

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Media Release: You had me at Merlot - Aussie winery named best in the world for 2017

Australia can officially lay claim to being home to the world's best wine with Taylors Wines (Wakefield Wines) being named 2017's most awarded winery by the World Association of Wine Writers and Journalists overnight. 

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Media Release: Australian fisheries shown to be sustainable and well-managed

Consumers can continue to enjoy fresh, sustainable Australian seafood in confidence that it comes from the world's best managed fisheries. 

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Media Release: Casting a wide net to catch illegal fishers

Canberra is hosting talks between ASEAN and Australian civil military-police leaders this week as part of a workshop to discuss multi-national cooperation on combatting illegal fishing in the region.

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Ministerial Forestry Statement

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:

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Five years in Parliament Facebook post

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.

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