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Media Release – 100 days since Plibersek’s promised environmental laws overhaul and no finish date in sight

10/04/2024 By her own benchmark, Tanya Plibersek was meant to overhaul national environmental laws “before the end of 2023.” But 100 days into 2024 and with a Federal election due within twelve months, Minister Plibersek has satisfied neither environment nor business stakeholders through a strangely secretive consultation process that hasn’t produced a skerrick of legislation [...]

By |2024-04-09T17:08:56+10:00April 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Tuna fishery sustainability secured at Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission annual meeting

8 December 2021 Tuna fishery sustainability secured at Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission annual meeting The Australian Government has joined with Pacific Island countries to ensure ongoing sustainability of the world’s largest tuna fishery. Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam welcomed the outcomes of the 18th annual meeting of Western and Central [...]

By |2021-12-15T14:08:56+11:00December 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Tehan, Duniam – Vouchers to bring tourists to Tasmania

13 October 2021 The Morrison Government is supporting Tasmanian tourism with a $3 million holiday voucher scheme to attract thousands of visitors in the lead-up to Christmas. The scheme will provide vouchers worth $300 ($200 for accommodation and $100 for attractions or tours) for up to 10,000 residents of South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland [...]

By |2021-11-01T12:00:32+11:00October 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Project grants set to help restore fisheries habitats

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. Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said the program delivers on the government’s commitment to work with fishing clubs to restore marine and [...]

By |2020-10-21T08:33:22+11:00October 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery

Music festivals, art installations, sporting events and a coastal headland walking trail are among 95 projects to receive a share in more than $7 million in funding support for communities in fire-affected regions across Australia. This is the third funding announcement under the $10 million Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants program, following $825,000 for 34 [...]

By |2020-09-18T08:31:21+10:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|