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Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries
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Project grants set to help restore fisheries habitats
21 October 2020
The Australian Government is investing $8 million in 28 projects across the country under the Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program to assist in restoring the health and functionality of coastal and estuarine fisheries habitats.
Australian fisheries stocks continue to be sustainably managed
9 October 2020
Australia’s Commonwealth fisheries continue to be well-managed and sustainable, according to a new report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES).
IFAM offers New Year lifeline to Tasmanian producers
21 September 2020
The Morrison Government’s $350 million International Freight Assistance Mechanism will assist in supporting many Tasmanian producers into the New Year and meet the Chinese New Year demand.
Applications to open for $40m forestry recovery fund
1 September 2020
Applications will open tomorrow for the Forestry Recovery Development Fund, which will provide $40 million in grant funding to help industry recover from the devastating summer bushfires.
Sustainability certification achieved through our Marine Parks grants
28 August 2020
One of Australia’s largest fisheries, the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF) has today achieved the global gold standard for sustainability with the award of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Have your say: Fisheries resource sharing framework
28 August 2020
The draft Commonwealth fisheries resource sharing framework is now open for public consultation until 22 September 2020.
Uni of Tasmania’s traceability app to bear fruit
16 August 2020
The University of Tasmania has been awarded $455,000 to develop a new digital solution that will help promote and improve the traceability of exported Australian fruit.
Mental health program to support our hardworking commercial fishers
7 August 2020
Australia’s first industry-specific mental health program to support commercial fishers is now underway with a new pilot program starting in three iconic fishing communities.
Joint media release: Commonwealth combating seafood fraud
22 July 2020
The Coalition Government is backing the development of world first portable x-ray fluorescence technology that aims to easily identify Australian grown seafood and protect against food-fraud.
Joint media release: Forest products innovation centre to drive forestry research in Gippsland
15 July 2020
Victoria’s forestry industry is set to benefit from $2 million of new research though the establishment of a National Institute for Forest Products Innovation (NIFPI) centre in Gippsland.