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Media Release: Australian wine export values surge 20 per cent in 2017-18

Australian wine export values and volumes have significantly improved, with the value of wine exports up 20 per cent to $2.76 billion and export volumes up 10 per cent to 852 million litres—a new record.

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Media Release: Regional solidarity at Pacific fisheries ministers’ meeting

Fisheries ministers from 17 Pacific nations met in the Cook Islands this week to set the regional fisheries management agenda for the next 12 months.

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Joint Media Release: Affirming the importance of Pacific fisheries

Today we reinforce Australia’s commitment to supporting Pacific fisheries, which are a key economic driver throughout the region.

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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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