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Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam
Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries
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Joint media release: Securing freight access for Australian agricultural and fisheries exporters
1 April 2020
A new $110 million initiative will back Australia’s agricultural and fisheries sector by helping them export their high-quality produce into key overseas markets, with return flights bringing back vital medical supplies, medicines and equipment.
‘Get on board’ with Australia’s wild prawn fishers
10 March 2020
Australia’s wild prawn fishers are inviting the community to ‘get on board’ by promoting the sustainable practices that make the Aussie prawn on your plate as guilt-free as it is delicious.
Have Your Say: Commonwealth Fisheries Resource Sharing
5 March 2020
Consultation is now underway to inform the development of the Commonwealth Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework.
Joint media release: Money grows with trees in Tassie
28 February 2020
Tasmanian agriculture will benefit from the Coalition Government-backed CSIRO project that aims to support farmers adopt agroforestry.
Record highs for Australian forestry
26 November 2019
Australia’s forestry sector continues to grow according to the latest Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) report.
Celebrating World Fisheries Day
21 November 2019
Today’s annual World Fisheries Day is a great opportunity to celebrate Australia’s safe and sustainable seafood industry that supports thousands of jobs throughout regional Australia.
Consultation begins on plantation loans
12 November 2019
Consultation is now underway to inform the delivery of the Australian Government’s commitment to provide Plantation Development Concessional Loans and meet the growing demand for our wood and fibre.
Strengthening our fisheries and forestry trade relationship with Japan
26 October 2019
The Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator Jonathon Duniam, arrived in Japan today to promote Australia’s high-quality and sustainable fishery and forestry products.
Blue Economy CRC hits first milestone
21 October 2019
A major new research project in Tasmania which will grow Australia’s seafood, energy and marine industries and create new jobs has reached an important first milestone
Tasmanian farmers awarded top prize at Farmer of the Year Awards
16 October 2019
Tasmanian farmers have shone at the 2019 Farmer of the year Awards, with Sue and Gerard Daly awarded the top prize of Australian Farmer of the Year.