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Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries
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Illegal logging laws up for examination
23 July 2021
The review of the Australia-wide regulation to combat illegal logging and its associated trade is now open for consultation.
Joint media release: Seafood exports to scale up
22 July 2021
An $888,000 grant from the Australian Government has been awarded to Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) to develop and expand markets for Australian seafood exports.
Report shows 28 per cent increase in Australia’s ocean economy
2 July 2021
Australia’s marine industry contributes more than $80 billion annually to the national economy, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).
2021 National University Wood Challenge
21 June 2021
The Australian Government is partnering with Forest and Wood Products Australia to support research and development into new forestry products through the 2021 National University Wood Challenge.
Joint media release: Boost for recreational fishing, camping and boating facilities
18 June 2021
The Australian Government’s $20 million Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program will fund 19 new projects across Tasmania to improve fishing and camping facilities.
Fish Stocks Reports show world leading fisheries management
8 June 2021
The fifth edition of the Status of Australian Fish Stocks (SAFS) Reports shows the sustainability of Australia’s world class fisheries is growing from strength to strength.
Joint media release: Building trust in brand Australia
26 May 2021
Seafood Industry Australia has been awarded a $267,000 Australian Government grant to strengthen consumer assurances in our premium seafood products.
Federal Budget: Forestry and fisheries a winner
12 May 2021
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam said our world-class forestry and fisheries sectors would benefit from a $32.9 million package in this year’s 2021-22 Federal Budget.
VicForests wins appeal to the Full Federal Court
10 May 2021
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam has welcomed VicForests’ successful appeal in VicForests v Friends of Leadbeater's Possum Inc.
Joint media release: Illegal Sandalwood exporters convicted
1 May 2021
Three individuals pleaded guilty on 18 December 2020 to illegally exporting a total of 208.5 tonnes of sandalwood to the value of $3 million.