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2021 National University Wood Challenge

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. Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam said the 2021 National University Wood Challenge would provide prizes of up to $20,000 for university teams of students and [...]

By |2021-06-21T15:05:41+10:00June 21st, 2021|Media Releases|

Boost for recreational fishing, camping and boating facilities

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. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud said the Program would deliver $20 million nationally over three years. “This program will deliver new and renewed infrastructure for our recreational [...]

By |2021-06-18T11:39:42+10:00June 18th, 2021|Media Releases|

Boost for recreational fishing and camping facilities in the Australian Capital Territory

The Australian Government’s $20 million Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program will fund four new projects across the Australian Capital Territory to improve fishing and camping facilities. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud said the Program would deliver $20 million nationally over three years. a“This program will deliver new and renewed infrastructure [...]

By |2021-05-27T09:22:40+10:00May 27th, 2021|Media Releases|

Building trust in brand Australia

Seafood Industry Australia has been awarded a $267,000 Australian Government grant to strengthen consumer assurances in our premium seafood products. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud and Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonathon Duniam said the investment would boost export opportunities through enhanced traceability. “With this funding, Seafood Industry Australia will [...]

By |2021-05-26T10:15:15+10:00May 26th, 2021|Media Releases|

Congratulations Susie Bower

Assistant Minister Jonno Duniam has congratulated Susie Bower on her preselection as the Federal Liberal candidate for Lyons. “Susie Bower has proven herself to be a hardworking and passionate member of her local community,” Assistant Minister Duniam said. “Susie Bower is a fantastic representative of Lyons who will deliver on our values. “Now is a [...]

By |2021-05-24T09:44:25+10:00May 24th, 2021|Media Releases|

Boost for recreational fishing, camping and boating facilities in Victoria

The Australian Government’s $20 million Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program will fund eight projects across Victoria to improve facilities at boat ramps and jetties. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud said the Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program would deliver $20 million nationally over three years. “This program will deliver new [...]

By |2021-05-17T10:19:02+10:00May 17th, 2021|Media Releases|

Federal Budget: Securing Tasmania’s recovery

Assistant Minister Jonno Duniam said the 2021-22 Federal Budget delivers the next stage of Tasmania’s comeback. “The Federal Budget will secure Tasmania’s recovery and set our state up for the future,” Assistant Minister Duniam said. “It will create jobs, guarantee essential services, and build a more resilient and secure Tasmania – this is exactly what [...]

By |2021-05-12T16:45:11+10:00May 12th, 2021|Media Releases|

Federal Budget: Forestry and fisheries a winner

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. “The Morrison Government is committed to growing Australia’s forestry and fisheries sectors, which contribute $5.3 billion to our economy,” Assistant Minister Duniam said. “We’re also committed to [...]

By |2021-05-13T17:07:03+10:00May 12th, 2021|Media Releases|

Franklin wins big in Budget

Assistant Minister Jonno Duniam said Tasmania is a big winner in this week’s Federal Budget. “The Morrison Government has committed $105.2 million to infrastructure projects across Franklin, which will boost economic recovery,” Assistant Minister Duniam said. “The major investment includes $48 million to upgrade the Algona Road interchange and duplicating the Kingston Bypass. “We’ve committed [...]

By |2021-05-10T16:09:32+10:00May 10th, 2021|Media Releases|

VicForests wins appeal to the Full Federal Court

Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam has welcomed VicForests’ successful appeal in VicForests v Friends of Leadbeater's Possum Inc. Assistant Minister Duniam said he is unwavering in his support for the forestry industry. “The government is committed to Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) to provide resource access and a stable investment environment to the [...]

By |2021-05-11T08:31:21+10:00May 10th, 2021|Media Releases|