World Fisheries Day celebrates world-class sustainability

On World Fisheries Day today, the Morrison Government is celebrating our world-leading fisheries management and hardworking fishers on the frontline of sustainable seafood production. Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam said the Australia’s seafood industry supports the economy and thousands of families around the country. “World Fisheries Day is an opportunity to celebrate [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:57:18+11:00November 21st, 2020|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|

Morrison Government delivers lifeline to Tasmanian workers

The Morrison Government is supporting Tasmanian workers by providing a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment if they cannot work because they need to self-isolate or quarantine. Assistant Minister Jonno Duniam said it was important Tasmanians stayed at home if they were feeling unwell. “This agreement between the Federal and Tasmanian Governments provides a lifeline for [...]

By |2020-09-02T08:58:17+10:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|