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Media Release: Cooperative international effort to rejuvenate southern Indian Ocean fisheries

Australia has joined with international partners, the fisheries industry and stakeholders to protect a number of fisheries ecosystems in the southern Indian Ocean, at the fifth Meeting of the Parties to the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA), in Thailand.

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Joint Media Release: New protections for Australia’s world class Marine Parks

An additional 2.3 million kilometres of Australian waters will be managed under a world-leading system of marine parks for the first time, as five new management plans come into effect from today.

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Media Release: Cast your vote for Australia’s best fish and chips

Fish and chips are an Australian icon, and whether you prefer grilled, battered or crumbed, from 1 August you can vote for the best fish and chips in the country.

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Media Release: Australia takes the fight to illegal fishers

Following years of multinational investigations and pursuits of illegal Patagonian and Antarctic toothfish operators, several illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing operators have been apprehended and punished thanks to Australian authorities.

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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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