Statement re: Sea Shepherd's activities in the Southern Ocean

26 December, 2014 The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) is committed to the protection of Australia's sovereign territories and interests in the Southern Ocean. Australia will continue to comply ...

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Supertrawlers to be banned from Australian waters

24 December, 2014 The Australian Government will move to ban supertrawlers from Australian waters, Senator Richard Colbeck Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture announced today. Supertrawlers were defined by Labor ...

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Opportunity beckons for Tassie undergrads

23 December, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, encourages Tasmanian agriculture undergraduates to apply for the prestigious Horizon Scholarship before applications close at the end of ...

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Australia's fisheries to benefit from research investment

17 December, 2014 More than $6.5 million will be invested across Australia's fisheries following the announcement of 22 new research projects from the Australian Government's Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC). ...

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Coles should repay money to suppliers

16 December, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, welcomed an announcement that Coles will take full responsibility for unconscionable conduct that is the subject of an ...

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Tasmania's dairy farms rebounding strongly

16 December 2014 Tasmania is at the forefront of the national dairy industry with businesses recording strong profits in 2013-14 - an excellent sign for the future of the industry. Senator ...

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I'm Dreaming of Australian Seafood this Christmas

15 December, 2014 What could be better for a warm, sunny, Australian Christmas than sustainable, local, Australian seafood? With a bumper seasons across many of Australia's Commonwealth fisheries, Parliamentary Secretary to ...

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Australia's fisheries in good shape

Australia's fisheries in good shape Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, today released the second Status of Key Australian Fish Stocks reports which show Australia's fisheries are ...

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Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission commits to implementing harvest strategy

9 December, 2014 A commitment to long-term sustainable fisheries management was adopted at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Samoa last Friday. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for ...

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Fisheries ministers unite for key discussions

9 December, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, is hosting a Fisheries Ministers meeting in Melbourne tomorrow to discuss management of Australia's $2.4 billion seafood industry. ...

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