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Media Release: Regional Forest Agreements provide for sustainable forest management

Victoria’s forest industry jobs and the environment have been assured certainty with the Australian and Victorian governments extending the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) for East Gippsland, Central Highlands and the North East regions.

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Media Release: Regions big winners of SA election

South Australia’s country areas will benefit from the election of a Marshall Liberal Government with a renewed focus in the state’s rural and regional areas.

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Media Release: International Day of Forests focus on industry and sustainability

International Day of Forests (21 March)  is a celebration of what our forests, timber and wood products mean to our lives, and the critical importance of sustainable management to protect the environment.

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Joint Media Release: AFMA expands operations in Lakes Entrance

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) will expand its operations in Lakes Entrance, Victoria, from one to eight staff, to better meet its business and operational needs in Australia’s largest commercial fishing port.

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Media Release: Week-long celebration of sustainably sourced seafood

Taking place on 12 to 18 March, Australia’s first Sustainable Seafood Week is a new, week-long opportunity to celebrate Australia’s seafood industries and the well-managed, sustainable fisheries that supply our favourite fish and crustaceans.

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Media Release: Adelaide community projects get $3 million

Community projects in the Federal electorate of Adelaide, including initiatives for local job creation and supporting childhood learning, will receive more than $3 million in support from the Australian Government.

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Media Release: Port Adelaide community project to get $437,000

A project targeting local disadvantage being undertaken by Morella Community Centre has received $437,000 in funding support from the Australian Government.

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Media Release: Renewable push for Mayo community organisations

Local community organisations are encouraged to apply for the second round of the Turnbull Government’s Solar Communities Program.

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Media Release: Celebrating agriculture leaders on International Women’s Day

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston, today urged all Australians to use International Women's Day as an opportunity to highlight the significant contributions of Australia's inspiring rural women to the nation's agriculture sector.

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Media Release: Federal Court Case: Friends of the Leadbeater’s Possum v VicForests

The Australian Government has welcomed the decision of the Federal Court in relation to the matter of Friends of the Leadbeater’s Possum and VicForests in which the Commonwealth’s submissions were accepted.

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