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Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries
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New commissioners appointed to lead AFMA
1 July 2019
The Australian Fisheries and Management Authority (AFMA) has welcomed four new part-time commissioners, bringing with them a range of expertise in fisheries management.
New strategic plan to lead Pacific region fisheries
28 June 2019
A new five year strategic plan has been endorsed by fisheries ministers from across the Pacific region that will prove critical to protecting Australia’s interests and directly support profitable tuna fisheries in our waters.
Research funding boost to support Australian oyster industry
25 June 2019
New funding to develop disease-resistant oyster strains will further shore up the resilience of Australia’s oyster industry, guaranteeing the domestic supply of oysters into the future.
Forestry sector continues to soar
20 June 2019
Australia’s forestry industry continues to show significant signs of growth revealed in a new report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES).
Casting out illegal fishing
5 June 2019
Today is the International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, an opportunity to highlight the efforts taking place around the globe to combat illegal fishing.