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New Tasmanian taskforce to grow fruit and vegetable industry
19 March, 2014 The Coalition is delivering on its election...

#VisitMyElectorate
I entered my photograph of Cradle Mountain in the Visit...

million funding boost for SA tourism infrastructure
17 February, 2016 South Australian tourism projects will receive a...

0 million Labor fund to buy seats, not jobs
Coalition forestry spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck has called on the...

0,000 to drive tourism demand on King Island
7 March, 2016 Tourism on King Island will receive a...

0,000 TO SUPPORT THE THRIVING TOURISM INDUSTRY IN NEW SOUTH WALES
Tourism in New South Wales will receive a 0,000 boost...

,000 to enhance tourism in Hobart
The Minister for Tourism and International Education, Senator Richard Colbeck,...

million funding boost for regional tourism
9 December 2015 Round two of the Government's Stronger Regions...

0 million Pacificus project gets the go ahead
27 November 2015 The world-class, ecologically sustainable Pacificus Tourism Project...

2016 Budget to drive future tourism growth
4 May 2016 The Coalition Government recognises that tourism is...

2017 new colombo plan mobility GRANTS
MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS The Hon Julie Bishop MP...

A more unified future for Australian horticulture
19 March, 2015 Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Parliamentary...

A snapshot of agriculture in Tasmania
30 April, 2014 Launceston today hosts the first ABARES Regional...

A snapshot of diversity in Australian forestry industry
5 November, 2014 The varied nature of forestry in...

A strong plan for the future and a proud record of delivering for Tasmania
TASMANIAN FEDERAL LIBERAL TEAM WHITELEY - NIKOLIC - HUTCHINSON COLBECK...

Additional pest management funding for WA farmers
20 February, 2015 Farmers in Western Australia are set to...

Address at announcement of the Australian Antarctic Strategy and 20 Year Action Plan
27 April, 2016 It’s a pleasure to be here today,...

Address at launch of National Strategy for International Education 2025; the Australia Global Alumni Engagement Strategy and the Australian International Education 2025 (AIE2025) market development roadmap.
30 April, 2016 Address at launch of National Strategy for...

Address at Launch of New Colombo Plan Alumni Program in Tasmania
28 April, 2016 Address at Launch of New Colombo Plan...

Address at Tasmanian Tourism Employment Plan launch
9 June 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

ADDRESS TO ABARES OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
MARCH 5, 2014 E&OE....................................................................................................... Thanks very much, it's good to...

ADDRESS TO AFPA FOREST WORKS INDUSTRY DINNER
MARCH 4, 2014 TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK E&OE....................................................................................................... Thanks...

ADDRESS TO AFPA FORESTWORKS CONFERENCE
MARCH 4, 2014 E&OE....................................................................................................... As many of you know I've...

Address to Agribusiness Outlook Conference, Melbourne
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO AGRIBUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE,...

Address to AustCham Food and Agribusiness working group, Beijing China
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO AUSTCHAM FOOD AND...

Address to Australian Egg Corporation Limited Industry Forum, Canberra
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO AUSTRALIAN EGG CORPORATION...

Address to Australian Food and Grocery Council
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO AUSTRALIAN FOOD...

Address to Australian Forest Contractors Association Dinner
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO AUSTRALIAN FOREST CONTRACTORS...

Address to Australian superyacht and marine export conference, Queensland
17 May, 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK...

Address to Council of Economic Development Australia, Melbourne
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC...

Address to Croplife National Members Forum, Canberra
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO CROPLIFE NATIONAL MEMBERS...

Address to Farm Writers Association Post Budget Breakfast, Sydney
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO FARM WRITERS ASSOCIATION...

Address to Farmsafe Conference, Launceston
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO FARMSAFE CONFERENCE, LAUNCESTON...

ADDRESS TO FOREST INDUSTRIES FEDERATION DINNER IN WA
MARCH 7, 2014 E&OE....................................................................................................... Thanks very much, it's good to...

ADDRESS TO FOREST INDUSTRY COUNCIL DINNER, TUMBARUMA NSW
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK June 20, 2014 E&OE....................................................................................................... It's...

Address to Forest Industry Gala Dinner
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO FOREST INDUSTRY GALA...

Address to Future Trade Opportunities for Australian Agriculture Conference, Canberra
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO FUTURE TRADE OPPORTUNITIES...

Address to Indonesia Australia Business Week (IABW) Tourism Walkabout opening
MINISTER RICHARD COLBECK, ADDRESS TO INDONESIA AUSTRALIA BUSINESS WEEK TOURISM...

Address to industry and tourism lunch with Luke Howarth, Queensland
17 MAY 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

ADDRESS TO INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BUSHFIRE MANAGEMENT
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON...

Address to Pacific Islands Trade Ministers Dinner, Brisbane
29 February, 2016 Thank you very much and welcome everybody...

Address to Parliamentary Friends of Forestry Group Launch
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDS OF...

Address to Tasmanian Tourism Industry Conference, Launceston
12 May 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK...

Address to the 7th Coordination Committee Meeting on the RPOA, Cairns
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO THE 7TH COORDINATION...

Address to the Australia China Business Council Networking Day
2 March 2016 Address to the Australia China Business Council...

Address to the Travel DAZE Conference, Sydney
6 June 2016 Address to the Travel DAZE Conference followed...

Address to Tourism Accommodation Australia
19 May 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

Address to Tourism and Transport Forum Reception, Sydney
9 December, 2015 Thank you very much and thanks for...

Address to University of Melbourne Launch of Bachelor of Agriculture
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ADDRESS TO UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE...

Ag White Paper is a win for Tasmanian farmers
7 July, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Agriculture Minister and Parliamentary Secretaries support Australian Paper
12 February, 2015 Paper manufactured in Victoria's Latrobe Valley is...

Agriculture White Paper discussions start in Tasmania
February 13, 2014 The first Agriculture Competitiveness White Paper face-to-face...

Albanese condemns Tasmania to high freight costs
17 November, 2015 Recent comments by Labor's Anthony Albanese show...

All I want for Christmas is Australian seafood
December 20, 2013 The festive season is the perfect time...

Alumni Networking in Indonesia
20 November, 2015 The importance of international education to Australia...

Another bumper year for Australian international education
3 February 2016 Our international education sector is thriving with...

Anti-fishing campaign condemned
June 6, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Aquaculture investment to boost employment
April 11, 2014 The Coalition has committed .5 million to...

Aquaplan: the next five years in aquatic animal health
17 September, 2014 Australia continues to be a world-leader in...

ARFF and SPFIA encouraged to continue discussions
27 May 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Assessment of small pelagic fishery welcomed
September 26, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

AUSBW will help build future growth in the US market
21 February 2016 Tourism is a major contributor to the...

Australia among world's best travel destinations
28 October, 2015 Australia's reputation as a must-see tourist...

Australia and India team up on skills and training
6 April 2016 Australia's Special Envoy for Trade, the Hon...

Australia Business Week in India - January 2015
Australia cements tourism and education relationship with Singapore
6 May, 2016 Today I welcome the tourism and education...

Australia Day events for North West Tasmania
Meander Valley Municipality Rotary Club of...

Australia driving sustainable fishing in global forum
22 May 2015 A joint proposal by Australia, Maldives and...

Australia forges stronger tourism ties with China
14 April 2016 Today, alongside the Chairman of the China...

Australia increases investment in Pacific island trade initiative
31 October, 2015 The Minister for Tourism and International Education...

Australia increasingly a destination of choice for international students
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border...

Australia is a foodie's paradise
27 October, 2015 The Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence...

Australia leading the way in fisheries management
13 March, 2015 Senator Peter Whish-Wilson should brush up on...

Australia on track to reach Tourism 2020 targets
2 November, 2015 Minister for Tourism and International Education,...

AUSTRALIA STEPS UP ON INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS The Hon Julie Bishop MP MINISTER...

Australia supporting sustainable fisheries management in the Pacific
27 November, 2014 Australia will present a draft harvest strategy...

Australia takes action against illegal fishing
28 July 2015 MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS The Hon Julie...

Australia Week in China 2016 explores new frontiers in education and tourism
8 April 2016 China is an extremely important market for...

Australia welcomes record one million visitors from China
12 January 2016 Australia's tourism industry is continuing its record...

Australia's aquatic and coastal attractions on show to the world
I was extremely proud to announce the latest chapter of...

Australia's fisheries in good shape
Australia's fisheries in good shape Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary...

Australia's fisheries to benefit from research investment
17 December, 2014 More than .5 million will be invested...

Australia's international education sector worth more than previously estimated
29 April, 2016 Australia’s international education sector worth more than...

Australia's science-based fisheries management reaping rewards
19 November, 2014 Excellent management of Australia's fisheries has led...

Australia's State of the Forests Report
28 March, 2014 The latest Australia's State of the Forests...

Australia-India agriculture opportunities in sight
13 January, 2015 Greater agriculture trade opportunities are in sight...

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth to star in Tourism Australia's new coastal and aquatic campaign
15 January 2016 Australian actor Chris Hemsworth will be the...

Australian fisheries benchmarked against the world's best
July 15, 2014 World experts on fisheries management are meeting...

Australian Fisheries Management among Best in World
October 29, 2013 A new report gives a glowing endorsement...

Australian fisheries to receive boost for research
December 17, 2013 More than million will be invested...

Australian fishing industry to benefit from China FTA
18 November, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Australian small pelagic fishery well managed, say experts
July 23, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Australian tourists serviced by high quality airlines
2 December 2015 The AirlineRatings.com 2016 Airline Excellence Awards announced...

Australian universities offer a global education
14 January 2016 Australia has 24 universities on the top...

Australians are exploring Australia more than ever before
15 June 2016 Tourism is a booming industry for Australia...

Australians spending more on world-class holidays at home
16 December 2015 The latest national tourism figures, released today,...

Aviation agreement with UAE welcome news for tourism and trade
21 November 2015 A new bi-lateral aviation agreement with...

Aviation conference a boost for Australian tourism
4 March 2016 The Australian Government has today welcomed news...

Benefits set to flow from China Australia Free Trade Agreement
22 October, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Minister Assisting the Minister...

Benefits set to flow from extended Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme
30 December, 2015 Tasmanian exporters will experience...

Biomass included in RET - a win for sensible policy making
24 June, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Biosecurity Act 2015
There have been reports in the media today that the...

Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trail to receive additional Federal funds for new tracks
22 April, 2016 The Minister for Tourism and International Education,...

Blue Grenadier recognised for sustainability
25 August, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Boost to agriculture in Tasmania
January 14, 2014 More than million has been awarded...

Boosting economic growth in the Pacific
29 February 2016 Today in Brisbane the...

Boosting trade opportunities for Tasmanian horticulture sector
5 April, 2016 Today's announcement of 0,000 to establish the...

Braddon deserves better
The economic damage in Braddon caused by Labor and the...

Breach of protocol sours community celebration
January 6, 2014 Premier Lara Giddings turned what should have...

Brown uses dodgy figures to attack forest industry
March 13, 2014 Bob Brown shows no empathy for displaced...

Budget 2011-12 - The Coalition responds
Julie Gillard and Wayne Swan's Federal Budget fails Australian families.In...

Building better tourism businesses in Queensland
9 February 2016 The Australian Government will provide 0,450 for...

Burke bolts on marine park areas
Australia's billion fishing sector was being treated with complete...

Burke bungles world heritage nomination
Environment Minister Tony Burke has spectacularly bungled the World Heritage...

Burke jumps the gun on listing
Coalition Forestry spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck responds to the world...

Cadbury visitor centre
1 October, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Minister for Tourism and...

Call for compassion from Tony Burke
Coalition Fisheries spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck today repeated calls for...

Call for submissions to marine pest biosecurity review
23 October, 2014 The Coalition Government has today announced a...

Call for tourism and education leaders to join Australia Week in China 2016
3 February 2016 Registrations are open to join Australia Week...

Canberra takes quantum leap with new air service
20 January 2016 SINGAPORE Airlines’ decision to begin flights between...

Canberra Tourism Employment Plan
23 October, 2015 Australia's Minister for Tourism Richard Colbeck and...

Carbon Tax repeal will benefit Tasmanian industry
July 17, 2014 Today's vote by the Senate to repeal...

Celebrating Australia's world-class fisheries on World Fisheries Day
21 November 2014 Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Agriculture,...

Celebrating rural women in business
1 April, 2014 A social worker, farmer and mother of...

Celebrating the diversity of Australian forestry
20 March, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

China's forestry sector endorsed by PEFC
3 April, 2014 China's forestry sector endorsed by PEFC The...

China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
The Coalition Governmenthas achieved an important milestone, with the entry...

China-Australia FTA a boost for tourism
20 December 2015 Today's historic entry into force of the...

Chinese tourists travel direct to Gold Coast
30 September, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Minister for Tourism and...

Choose Australian seafood for your Easter feast
2 April, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Claims about "no new science" are wrong
25 March, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Clams to help slam trade shut
7 September 2015 In welcoming the opening of the Giant...

Coalition Government supports growing tourism in Lyons
SENATOR THE HON. RICHARD COLBECK MINISTER FOR TOURISM AND INTERNATIONAL...

Coalition meets election commitment for Tasmania
January 31, 2014 The Coalition has reached a major...

Coalition policy to return security to forestry industry
26 May, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Coastal shipping reforms good news for Tasmania
21 May, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Coastal Shipping regulations hurting Australian business
Opinion piece by Senator Richard Colbeck, published on The Advocate's...

Colbeck congratulates Export Awards winners
27 November 2015 Minister for Tourism and International Education, Richard...

Colbeck welcomes extension on public input to hospital audit
Senator for Tasmania Richard Colbeck today welcomed an extension to...

Colbeck: World heritage extension boundaries are still being drafted
Coles should repay money to suppliers
16 December, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Colleague Visits
Comments invited on implementation of Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE MINISTER FOR...

Committed to strong and sustainable forestry industry
14 May, 2014 The Australian Government's commitment to a competitive...

Congratulations to winners of 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards
5 February 2016 In celebration of a record breaking year...

Contact Richard Colbeck
CONTACTDETAILS Connect with Richard on Facebook, Twitter...

Continued support for Pacific fisheries
Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Continuing to meet commitments for forest industry
12 May 2015 The Coalition Government remains committed to a...

Council for International Education
6 May 2016 On Saturday 30 April I formally announced...

Country of Origin Labelling - Tasmanian Information Sessions
The Country of Origin Labelling Taskforce is holding free information...

Cutting the ribbon on improved amenities for Derwent Bridge
16 February 2016 Today’s opening of the Derwent Bridge visitor...

Delivering commitment to forestry industry
16 September, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Delivering for Torres Strait Fisheries
April 8, 2014 A meeting of the Protected Zone Joint...

Disastrous Labor-Green Legacy to the Forest Industry
November 20, 2013 An ABARES report has exposed the ousted...

DJ Green hits the wrong note on Tasmanian farm statistics
Tasmanian Deputy Premier Bryan Green could have a post-political career...

Don't miss your daily dose of 'World Heritage Mockery'
May 7, 2014 Your daily dose of 'World Heritage Mockery'...

Doorstop at announcement of Tasmanian Jobs and Investment Fund, Cressy, Tasmania
13 May 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

Doorstop at Coolum, Queensland
18 May 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

Doorstop at Hobart Airport
26 June, 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

Doorstop at Tasmanian Tourism Industry Conference, Launceston
12 May 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

DOORSTOP TO DISCUSS UNESCO DECISION ON TASMANIAN WILDERNESS WORLD HERITAGE AREA
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK DOORSTOP TO DISCUSS UNESCO...

Driving tourism demand on the East Coast
20 March, 2016 Tourism on the East Coast of Tasmania...

Ecotourism opportunities in Christmas Island National Park
The unique national park on Christmas Island – home of...

Education exports grow to a record .8 billion
20 November, 2015 Exports from Australia's international education services sector...

Education opportunities in Tasmania
11 March, 2016 Senator Richard Colbeck, Minister for Tourism and...

Eggs-ellent result for Tasmanian farmer
September 11, 2014 A Tasmanian farmer has been recognised among...

Enabling growth and innovation in Australia's international education sector
4 May 2016 The Turnbull Government's 2016-17 Budget commits ...

Endeavour programme offers unique international study experience
19 April 2016 High-achieving individuals from Australia and around the...

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships fund researchers' efforts overseas
25 November 2015 Thirty two elite Australian scholars from among...

Enforcement activity to protect the Southern Ocean
27 February 2015 The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for...

Enhancing Hobart's position as gateway to Antarctica
27 April, 2016 Hobart’s unique position as a research hub...

Enjoy Australian Seafood this Easter
April 17, 2014 Easter is a busy time for Australia's...

Ensuring Australia remains a top destination for backpackers
16 March 2016 Working Holiday Makers are vital for two...

Extreme Dark Greens still in control
Despite attempts by national Greens leader Richard Di Natale...

Farm Finance available for Tasmanian farmers
January 13, 2014 Tasmanian farmers can now apply for concessional...

Federal Budget provides boost for Tasmania
May 13 2014 The Tasmanian Liberal team were tonight pleased...

Federal Election Campaign 2013
Federal funding to build new tourism infrastructure in the NT
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE 9 November 2015 New conference facilities at...

Filling the Food Bowl - shaping Australia's agrifoods future
Skilling the Food Bowl- February 24 at Clarendon House, Evandale...

Final Tasmanian Senate Seat Decided
25/9/2013 Senator Richard Colbeck acknowledged Liberal Senate candidate Sally Chandler...

Fisheries industries boosted by White Paper
7 July, 2015 Australia's fisheries and aquaculture industries will benefit...

Fisheries ministers unite for key discussions
9 December, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Fisheries to play key role in Australia's 'blue economy'
12 August, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Fishery industry awarded innovation grant
January 14, 2014 A project to reduce the number of...

Fishing industry nets benefits of red tape reduction
23 February, 2015 Australia's commercial fishing industry is set to...

Flinders Island 'safe harbour' project awarded ,000 Tourism Infrastructure grant
22 April, 2016 Flinders Island 'safe harbour' project awarded ,000...

Forest Industry Advisory Council announced
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck,...

Forest policy contradicts Greens' claims on FSC
February 6, 2014 The Tasmanian Greens failed to meet their...

Forest products industry recovering after years of Labor mismanagement
24 September, 2014 A new industry survey reveals Australia's forest...

Forest scientists debunk need for more national parks
15 September, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Forestry company recognised for excellence
26 September, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Forestry linked to economic and social benefits in Cape York
21 May, 2015 Senator Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister...

Free trade agreements give Australian exporters reason to celebrate
1 January 2016 Australian exporters have extra...

Free Wi-Fi in Tasmanian tourist spots will showcase state to the world
26 February, 2016 Minister for Tourism and International Education, Senator...

Freight Scheme delivering jobs and growth.
The Turnbull Liberal Team MEDIA RELEASE 9th of May 2016...

Full steam ahead for Tasmania in Federal Budget
TASMANIAN LIBERAL TEAM ABETZ - PARRY - COLBECK -...

Fund secures .6 million investment in Tasmanian jobs
13 May 2016 THE HON CHRISTOPHER PYNE MP Minister for...

Funding agreements provide certainty for research and development
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Hon. Barnaby Joyce, Minister for Agriculture...

Funding available to enhance heritage places
Community groups across Tasmania are invited to apply for grants...

Funding to further support our sustainable fisheries
March 6, 2014 The Australian Government today reaffirmed its commitment...

G20 Agriculture Ministers' meeting, Istanbul
Below is the statement that I delivered on behalf of...

Geelong Star registered to fish the small pelagic fishery
12 February, 2015 Australian flagged and operated vessel the Geelong...

Genuine wilderness should be respected and protected
June 17, 2014 Areas included in the 2013 extension to...

Gillard must lead by example on local purchasing
Timber communities have been concerned about rumblings that Federal Treasury...

Gillard's embarrassing backdown on SPC Ardmona
Labor leader Julia Gillard has been forced into an embarrassing...

Government enforces ban on supertrawlers
17 April, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Government meets commitment to seafood industry
27 July 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Government seeking independent advice on small pelagic fishery, as promised
2 November, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Green Blocks Million for Tasmanian Farmers in Difficulty
December 4, 2013 The Tasmanian Agriculture Minister must explain...

Green deception coming home to roost
January 7, 2013 Environmental groups are becoming isolated as they...

Green Group's Bogus Claims
November 27, 2013 Senator Colbeck said it was time that...

Green groups continue deceptive campaign
February 3, 2014 Green groups' dramatic change in language as...

Green groups no show at fisheries roundtable
October 17, 2014 Green groups made it clear they are...

Green groups prepare to 'napalm' Tasmanian World Heritage Area
March 6, 2014 A forestry regeneration technique that Bob...

Green's Land Grab Never Stops
31 March 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck is not surprised by...

Greens becoming victims of their own deception
February 5, 2014 The continued changes of story around the...

Greens call for more resources 'offensive'
Coalition Forestry spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck's responds to the Greens...

Greens no show on forestry
May 30, 2014 The Australian Greens were again a no-show...

Greens should respect mandate of the people
9 April, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Greens should stop attacking our tourism industry
7 May 2016 I utterly condemn the Greens for using...

Growing trade opportunities in India
9 January, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Growing trees to help farmers boost profits
January 14, 2014 A project aimed at helping farmers increase...

Growth strategies on the agenda as Tourism Ministers meet in Perth
19 February, 2016 Today in Perth I will be chairing...

Have your say on marine pest biosecurity
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce and Parliamentary...

Have your say on the National Landcare Programme
The Australian Government is visiting Tasmania in August to seek...

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Help shape the future of Australia's forest industry
May 1, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Heywire winners smash the stereotype of rural youth
12 February, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Hobart Airport runway extension set to welcome more visitors to Tasmania
22 April 2016 A landmark proposal to extend Hobart Airport's...

Hobart announced as hub of climate science
26 April, 2016 Tasmania is set to become the hub...

HUNT/COLBECK Review of Commonwealth marine reserves begins
September 11, 2014 The Australian Government is delivering on its...

I'm Dreaming of Australian Seafood this Christmas
15 December, 2014 What could be better for a warm,...

Identifying future trends for Australian agriculture
4 March, 2015 Speaking at the ABARES Outlook conference in...

Illegal Fishing Operation Fined Over Million
The Australian Government welcomes news that the crew of the...

Improving tourism infrastructure in Victoria
18 February 2016 The Melbourne Cricket Ground will receive an...

In the face of community outcry, the Minister calls on his mates
Facing communities in crisis and a collapsing timber industry, Tasmanian...

Increased accommodation supply supports record tourist numbers
25 November, 2015 Figures showing Australia's hotels continued to grow...

Increased commercial fishing opportunities for Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people
16 February, 2015 Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people have...

Industry consultations begin on Working Holiday Maker tax arrangements
21 March 2016 Today, industry groups from both the tourism...

Industry hit by million project blow out
Innovative tourism marketing helps drive growth in Australia's tourism industry
14 April 2016 As part of Australia Week in China,...

International cooperation combatting illegal fishing
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for...

International cooperation on illegal fishing reaps benefits
2 April, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

International experts cast net for big ideas on fisheries governance
17 June, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

International tourism at record high
18 November, 2015 Australia's world-class tourism industry has experienced a...

Interview on 3AW Fishing Show - Geelong Star
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK INTERVIEW ON 3AW FISHING SHOW...

Interview on ABC - TPP
MINISTER RICHARD COLBECK, INTERVIEW ON ABC WEEKEND BREAKFAST WITH...

Interview on ABC Adelaide Drive with Ian Henschke
9 February 2015 Interview on ABC Adelaide Drive with Ian...

INTERVIEW ON ABC COUNTRY HOUR TASMANIA WITH SALLY DAKIS
JUNE 6, 2014 Topics: Meridian-1 factory freezer trawler E&OE....................................................................................................... DAKIS:...

INTERVIEW ON ABC COUNTRY HOUR WITH JANE RYAN
19 MARCH, 2014 Topics: Tasmanian Fruit and Vegetable Taskforce E&OE..........................................................................................................

Interview on ABC Hobart about the 'Geeves Effect'
27 June 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR THE HON RICHARD COLBECK...

Interview on ABC Hobart with Leon Compton - Geelong Star
4 May, 2015 E&OE....................................................................................................... COMPTON: ...trying as hard as...

INTERVIEW ON ABC NEWS 24 BREAKFAST
MARCH 5, 2014 E&OE....................................................................................................... Topics: Forestry, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage...

Interview on ABC Northern Tas Country Hour - ChAFTA
91.7 ABC NORTHERN TAS COUNTRY HOUR WITH SALLY DAKIS Interview...

Interview on ABC Radio National - Geelong Star
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK - INTERVIEW WITH FRAN KELLY...

Interview on ABC South East NSW - Recreational Fishing Survey
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK INTERVIEW ON ABC SOUTH EAST...

INTERVIEW ON ABC STATEWIDE MORNINGS WITH LEON COMPTON
MARCH 18, 2014 Topics: Forestry, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area,...

Interview on ABC Tas Country Hour - Supertrawlers
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK ABC COUNTRY HOUR TASMANIA WITH...

INTERVIEW ON ABC TAS COUNTRY HOUR WITH JANE RYAN
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK INTERVIEW ON ABC TAS COUNTRY...

Interview on ABC Tas Country Hour with Rosemary Grant
4 January, 2016 Topics: Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme, free trade...

Interview on ABC Tas Rural Report with Rose Grant
2 February, 2016 Topics: University of Tasmania GRANT: Back in...

Interview on ABC Tasmania - Forestry Industry Advisory Council
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK INTERVIEW ON ABC TASMANIA SEPTEMBER...

Interview on ABC World Today with Simon Lauder
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK INTERVIEW ON ABC THE WORLD...

INTERVIEW ON RADIO NATIONAL BUSH TELEGRAPH WITH CAMERON WILSON
19 MARCH, 2014 Topics: Forestry, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area,...

Interview on RN Breakfast with Alison Carabine
14 April, 2016 KELLY: Tourism Minister Richard Colbeck is in...

Interview on Tasmania Talks with Brian Carlton
4 May 2016 Topics: Federal Budget, University of Tasmania, Cradle...

Interview with 2GB Ross Greenwood - infant formula
MINISTER RICHARD COLBECK, INTERVIEW ON 2GB WITH ROSS GREENWOOD...

Interview with ABC 774 with Sally Warhaft - infant formula
MINISTER RICHARD COLBECK, INTERVIEW ON ABC 774 WITH SALLY WARHAFT...

Interview with ABC Tas Country Hour - Tasmanian Fruit and Veg Taskforce
TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK INTERVIEW WITH TONY BRISCOE ON...

Interview with Anna Vidot on ABC Country Hour - India Delegation
20 JANUARY, 2015 E&OE....................................................................................................... VIDOT: Prime Minister Tony Abbott and...

Interview with Brian Carlton on Tasmania Talks
28 June 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR THE HON RICHARD COLBECK...

Interview with Brian Carlton on Tasmania Talks - backpacker tax, University of Tasmania, HMAS Tobruk
17 March, 2016 Interview with Brian Carlton on Tasmania Talks...

Interview with Ellen Coulter from ABC News Tasmania
26 June 2016 TRANSCRIPT OF THE HON. SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK,...

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John Dunphy to be remembered as a fishing industry champion
13 January, 2015 Along with many Australians, I share a...

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - Tourism Employment Plan prepares Tasmania for growth
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JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Australia to enhance visa arrangements for Indonesian visitors
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Just another Wilkie publicity stunt
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Keeping our promises to the forest industry
10 October 2014 The future of the forest sector was...

Labor and Greens protecting a dodgy political process
February 12, 2014 The extension to the Tasmanian Wilderness World...

Labor Gives with One Hand but Takes with the Other
Labor Membor for Braddon Sid Sidebottom and Labor Innovation Minister...

Labor has just given up on forestry
Twice in two weeks the Gillard Labor Government has been...

Labor needs a plan to stand up to green protests, not platitudes and naivety
Member for Braddon Sid Sidebottom had shown extraordinary naivety calling...

Labor's Justine Keay has no idea about North-West Tasmanian tourism
SENATOR THE HON. RICHARD COLBECK MINISTER FOR TOURISM AND INTERNATIONAL...

Labor's opposition to ChAFTA shows they don't care about Australian jobs
Please take a moment to read my opinion piece about...

Labor's opposition to ChAFTA shows they don't care about Tasmanian jobs
27 August , 2015 Every day that Labor remains at...

Labor/Greens alliance continues to threaten Tasmania's Special Species Timber sector
The Tasmanian Special Species Timber industry remains at threat from...

Let's call it: The deal is a dud
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Looking to the future of Australia's forest industry
26 March, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Lunar New Year to bring stellar returns for Australian Tourism
5 February 2016 Measures to boost ties with Australia’s most...

Making a statement for aquaculture in Australia
8 June 2014 The National Aquaculture Statement was launched today...

Managing the risk of bushfires
Senator Richard Colbeck delivered the opening address at the International...

Map of TWWHA minor boundary modification
Following a review of the 2013 extension to the Tasmanian...

March 2015 e-Newsletter
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Marine park fiasco continues
Coalition Fisheries spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck has demanded an explanation...

MARITIME ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY CLOSES THE NET ON TRANSNATIONAL CRIME
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border...

May 2015 e-Newsletter
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McKay Timber expansion a positive sign for future of Tasmanian forest industry
12 June, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Meeting election commitment to indigenous fishery
July 30, 2014 The Coalition is meeting its election commitment...

Minister napping as exports to go the wall
Ministerial Appointment
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Ministry Appointment for Senator Richard Colbeck
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Modelling delay stunt
The Labor-Green Government's 'do nothing' modelling is nothing more than...

More Labor leaders declare support for ChAFTA
2 September, 2015 Bill Shorten is now at odds with...

More new science for Small Pelagic Fishery
18 March 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

More seafood on Aussie tables
26 February, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

More time to comment on Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement
29 May, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

New appointments see AFMA continue on track
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - AGRICULTURE MINISTER BARNABY JOYCE AND PARLIAMENTARY...

New colombo plan 2016 scholars announced
MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS The Hon Julie Bishop MP...

New Fish Health Centre to support industry growth
13 August 2015 JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for...

New illegal logging laws: making it easy to get it right
8 October, 2014 New requirements for timber importers and processors...

New Memorandum of Understanding with Air China will continue to drive tourism growth
14 April 2016 The signing of a million agreement...

New Tourism Australia Board Appointments
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew...

No Commonwealth managed fisheries subject to overfishing
October 23, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

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Northern Australia tourism businesses given new edge
THE HON CHRISTOPHER PYNE MP Minister for Industry, Innovation and...

Northern Prawn Fishery commended for focus on sustainability
8 July, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

NZ Catching up to Australian Fishing Standards
November 15, 2013 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Official opening of the Three Capes Track
21 December, 2015 It's fantastic to be here and I...

Opening Address - Australian Tourism Summit sessions at Australia - United States Business Week
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Opening Address - Day Two, ABARES Outlook 2016 conference
2 March 2016 Opening Address - Day Two, ABARES Outlook...

Opening Address to Destination Australia Conference 2016
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Opening Remarks - Australian Tourism Summit at Australia - United States Business Week
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Opening up a world of learning opportunities
5 November, 2015 Hundreds of Australian and international students will...

Opinion piece: Coastal Shipping reforms needed
You really do have to wonder if the Labor Party...

Opinion: Hands off our tourism industry
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Opportunity beckons for Tassie undergrads
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Opinion piece by Senator Richard Colbeck - Illegal logging The...

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Overseas Visitors Break Tourism Records
The Hon Steven Ciobo MP Minister for Trade and Investment...

Pacific Islands Forum Trade Ministers Meeting
27 October 2015 The Minister for Tourism and International Education...

Pacific partnerships key to sustainable fisheries
30 March, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

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16 September 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

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Plenty to Celebrate on World Tourism Day
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Positive outcome from Fisheries Ministers Meeting
6 July 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Positive Outlook for Torres Strait Fisheries
April 9, 2014 The Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority...

Positive signs for Australian forest industries
23 June, 2015 Australia's forest industries continue to rebuild and...

PRESS CONFERENCE at the Forum Trade ministers Meeting
Minister for Tourism and International Education Minister Assisting the...

Promoting Australia's economic links with China
21 March 2016 I will travel to Hainan, China to...

Promoting Australian business and trade links in the Middle East and North Africa
23 January 2016 The Australian Government’s major trade and investment...

Promoting the attributes of Australia's forest industry
14 April, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Protected Zone Joint Authority - 2015 Communique
Communique- Protected Zone Joint Authority Meeting 24, Thursday Island, 5...

Protest group should wear costs in delay to mine project
10/5/2013 Senator for Tasmania Richard Colbeck has called for full...

Protocol with China to support .5 billion wheat & barley trade
23 April, 2015 JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE...

Pulp mill at heart of sham forest peace deal
January 24, 2014 The Bell Bay pulp mill was the...

Pulp mill key element of sham forest peace deal
January 28, 2014 The Bell Bay pulp mill was the...

Queensland Floods Assistance
Queensland is experiencing a devastating flood crisis.Lives have been lost,...

Raising skill levels key to tourism success
4 November, 2015 The latest tourism labour report supports the...

Realising the potential of tourism in Northern Australia
29 February 2016 Northern Australia has some of our most...

Recognising importance of forestry industry
August 6, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Recognising need for Indigenous input into fisheries research
10 July, 2015 In a year when NAIDOC Week focuses...

Recognising the value of recreational fishing in Australia
24 July 2015 Recognising the value of recreational fishing in...

Record breaking year for international tourism
On 18 November 2015 I released Tourism Research Australia's State...

Record numbers of Aussies holidaying at home will help tourism hit 2020 targets
16 March 2016 The Australian tourism industry's continuing run of...

Record numbers of international students choose Australia
29 February 2016 Almost half a million international students from...

Recreational fishers investing in sustainable fisheries management
4December, 2014 A project researching the potential of a new...

Regional approach to sustainable fisheries management
21 November, 2014 Australia has demonstrated commitment for a regional...

Regional cooperation leaves organised crime fleet high and dry
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border...

Report finds room for improvement in hotel development approvals
Minister for Trade and Investment The Hon Andrew Robb...

Report ignores fisheries success stories
17 September, 2015 The WWF's Living Blue Planet report is...

Report looks at Australia's plantation estates
September 10, 2014 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Report tells a false story about forestry in Tasmania
December 17, 2013 The Australia Institute continues its history of...

Research paper shows Chinese market puzzle is challenging, not impossible
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Responding to biosecurity concerns
7 July, 2014 The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for...

Revitalising the forestry industry
11 November, 2014 Employment in the forestry sector has risen...

Richard's Biography
About Richard I'm a proud Tasmanian, having...

RIRDC Rural Women's Award - nominations now open
Nominations are now open for the2015 RIRDC Rural Women's Award,which...

Safeguarding the future of Torres Strait fisheries
The Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA), responsible for the management...

Seafood consumers being misled by campaign
29 April, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Seafood Heading in the Right Direction
October 31, 2013 The Australian fishing industry is globally recognised...

Second Round of Farm Finance applications open for Tasmanian Farmers
Joint media release from the Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce;...

Second round of Farm Finance open for Tasmanian farmers
Tasmanian farm businesses can apply for the second round of...

Senator Colbeck Pays Tribute to a Great Tasmanian Mayor
September 29, 2013 Tasmania has lost one of its more...

Senator Colbeck Recognises World Fisheries Day
November 21, 2013 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Senator Colbeck to highlight Australian forest industry during trip to Japan and China
19 April, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

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Senator Richard Colbeck Welcomes Simplot Lifeline
October 18, 2013 Senator Richard Colbeck today welcomed Woolworth's .5...

Sham deal to shut forestry morphs into 0m Labor fund to buy seats
Voters should be furious that funding for the sham deal...

Sham forest peace doesn't even last until the final vote
The much-hyped and sham promise of peace for the Tasmanian...

Sham World Heritage Committee nomination descends further into farce
Showing support for sustainable fisheries at international forum
26 June, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for...

Small pelagic fish one of most sustainable sources of protein in the world
18 September, 2015 Research by an internationally renowned fisheries scientist...

So Mr Rudd, where are the ground rules for Labor's forest slush fund
The first allocation from the forest deal slush fund has...

Southern Bluefin Tuna Commission Goes Swimmingly
October 14, 2013 Fisheries delegates from around the world are...

Southern Bluefin Tuna well managed and sustainable
1 December, 2014 Australia's Southern Bluefin Tuna industry is set...

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TRANSCRIPT OF SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK SPEECH TO SEAFOOD TRADE ADVISORY...

SPEECH TO THE SENATE RE: SHIPPING LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2015
MINISTER RICHARD COLBECK, SPEECH TO THE SENATE RE: SHIPPING LEGISLATION...

Stakeholder advice remains important for Small Pelagic Fishery science
9 July, 2015 Stakeholders will continue to have opportunities to...

Stamping out illegal logging in the Asia-Pacific
March 3, 2014 Australia is helping to combat illegal logging...

Statement
18 July 2016 I am extremely disappointed to have to...

Statement - Completion of Tasmanian Senate Count
27 July, 2016 It has been said many times recently...

Statement on Senate Preselection
11 April 2016 The order of the Tasmanian Liberal Senate...

Statement re: Sea Shepherd's activities in the Southern Ocean
26 December, 2014 The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service...

Statement regarding the review of taxation arrangements for Working Holiday Makers
8 April 2016 On 16 March 2016 the Government announced...

Strengthened arrangements to benefit fisheries off Western Australia
21 January, 2015 Offshore fisheries management near Western Australia will...

Strengthening Bruny Island's world-class tourism offerings
21 April 2016 The Minister for Tourism and International Education,...

Strengthening education and cultural ties with Indonesia
14 October, 2015 Minister for Tourism and International Education, Senator...

Strict fisheries management pays off
6 March, 2015 The Australian fishing industry and seafood consumers...

Strong support for agriculture levies
August 21, 2014 Senator Colbeck today expressed strong support for...

Students demonstrate passion for sustainable fisheries management
21 August 2015 Future fisheries managers from the University of...

Successful meeting of G20 Agriculture Ministers
11 May, 2015 Action on global food security and increased...

Supertrawlers to be banned from Australian waters
24 December, 2014 The Australian Government will move to ban...

Supertrawlers to be banned from Australian waters
The Australian Government will move to ban supertrawlers from Australian...

Support Australian fisheries on Sustainable Seafood Day
21 March, 2014 Australians are privileged to have access to...

Support biomass, you know it makes climate sense
19 May, 2015 Who would have thought that Labor and...

Support for strong stance on illegal foreign fishing
April 23, 2014 The Coalition supports a strong stance on...

Support for Tasmanian farmers
December 20, 2013 In the new year, Tasmanian farmers will...

Support for wood processing after years of neglect
8 July, 2013 The changing shape of Australia's wood processing...

Supporting Australia's world leading fisheries
May 14, 2014 The Coalition is delivering an election commitment...

Supporting Australian fisheries on Sustainable Seafood Day
30 March, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Supporting jobs and growth in Queensland's tourism industry
31 May 2016 Tourism businesses in Queensland will receive a...

Supporting our forestry industry
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Supporting recreational fishing while protecting our marine parks
December 14, 2013 The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for...

Supporting sustainable fisheries in the Pacific
11 July, 2014 The Coalition has renewed commitment to combat...

Supporting sustainable fisheries in the Pacific
The Coalition has renewed commitment to combat illegal fishing and...

Supporting Tasmania's iconic tourism industry
11 April, 2016 Supporting Tasmania's iconic tourism industry The Turnbull...

Supporting Tasmania's Tourism Industry
The Turnbull Government is supporting Tasmania's tourism industry with a...

Sustainable forestry highlighted during delegation to Japan and China
29 April, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Swearing in Ceremony
The Coalition Ministry was sworn in by Governor-General Quentin Bryce...

Taking action for fisheries in our region
4 November, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Taking care of small business a priority for logging review
THE HON. BRUCE BILLSON MP, MINISTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SENATOR...

Tasmania holding its own on world stage
6 November, 2015 Tasmania's Saffire Freycinet has again been recognised...

Tasmania's dairy farms rebounding strongly
16 December 2014 Tasmania is at the forefront of the...

Tasmania's specialty timber industry should be valued and supported
6 July, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Tasmanian ABARES conference to have local focus
16 April 2014 Opportunities for Tasmania's agricultural, fisheries and forestry...

Tasmanian businesses invited to share ideas on improving freight scheme
18 June, 2015 Tasmanian businesses are encouraged to share their...

Tasmanian Farm Finance Concessional Loans scheme closing date extended to 30 June
Tasmanian Farm Finance Concessional Loans scheme closing date extended...

Tasmanian farmer receives national award
16 October, 2014 Tasmanian farmer Brian Bonde was awarded the...

Tasmanian farmers continue to pay the price of Labor's restrictive coastal shipping framework
17 December 2015 Labor have again showed their lack of...

Tasmanian farmers in the spotlight
20 August, 2014 Tasmanian farmers have been recognised among the...

Tasmanian fruit and veg industry looks to bright future
October 1, 2014 Positive opportunities for future growth and innovation...

Tasmanian Government implements a common-sense approach
8 April, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to...

Tasmanian Jobs Programme starts six months early
Tasmanian employers will receive incentive payments to hire job seekers...

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Richard Colbeck Rejects Green Group Claims Regarding Proposed World Heritage Listings
Tasmanian Liberal Senator Richard Colbeck has rejected claims from green...

Tasmanian tourism to benefit from innovative project
18 December 2015 An innovative new research project will provide...

Tasmanians have spoken twice: enough is enough
March 17, 2014 The result of the Tasmanian election sends...

Tassie hazelnut farmer honoured at national RIRDC Rural Women's Awards
10 September 2015 Tasmanian hazelnut farmer and successful businesswoman, Carol...

Tassie page-turner centre stage at gala ball
A ripping reallife yarn about one of Australia's greatest sporting...

Tell us whats so super about these clinics Sid
The Devonport GP Superclinic - bankrolled with million of...

Tertiary students to benefit from international study experience
15 October, 2015 Minister for Tourism and International Education, Senator...

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TFES enhancement will boost Tasmanian economy
13 March, 2015 Today's announcement of an enhancement to the...

TFES enhancement will boost Tasmanian economy
In March 2015 the Coalition Government announced a 3 million...

Thailand detains illegal fishing vessel
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border...

The 'Lonely Bill' List
7 September, 2015 The list of Labor figures throwing support...

The 'World Heritage Mockery' Continues
In 2013 Labor and the Greens extended the Tasmanian Wilderness...

The Missing Ministers - Burke and Ludwig AWOL when it really counts
Federal Ministers Tony Burke and Joe Ludwig have been caught...

The National Broadband Network
Smithton residents and businesses urged to have their say about...

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A reckless Greens proposal would result in Cadbury, Anvers, Darrell...

The threat to Simplot: 'These people just don't get it'
Voters just can't trust Labor or the Greens to deal...

The wonders of Australia's aquatic and coastal attractions showcased to the world
26 January 2016 Australia is taking its spectacular aquatic and...

There is a future for Tasmanian timber
Tasmanians have to challenge this ridiculous notion there is...

This reckless spending must stop
Labor's recycled Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has spent a frenetic...

Three Capes Track
Tasmania's newest wilderness experience, the Three Capes Track, was officially...

Three Capes Track Officially Unveiled
21 December 2015 Federal Tourism Minister Senator Richard Colbeck, and...

Timber is building material of the 21st century
13 April, 2014 Forest science deniers in Australia continue to...

Time is ripe to consider biomass energy for Tasmania
23 December 2015 The current concerns regarding energy supply in...

Tiwi Islands forestry deal chips out bright future
26 November, 2015 Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water...

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Torres Strait young leaders visit Parliament
26 March, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to...

Tourism and international education in spotlight at Indonesia Australia Business Week
16 November, 2015 Strengthening partnerships between Australia and Indonesia around...

Tourism Australia Aquatic and Coastal campaign launches in China
13 April 2016 Tonight I will be launching Tourism Australia's...

Tourism booming as records tumble
2 December, 2015 Results from Tourism Research Australia's International Visitor...

Tourism demand drives infrastructure funding
5 January, 2016 A range of tourism projects from the...

Tourism Employment Plan for Tasmania
A new employment plan is being developed for Tasmania's North...

Tourism Employment Plan to drive jobs and growth in Tasmania
The draft Tourism Employment Plan for the North West and...

Tourism Satellite Account confirms tourism as a super-growth sector
29 April 2016 Tourism's economic contribution as one of five...

Transcript - Announcement of extension of Hobart Airport runway
22 April, 2016 Doorstop at Hobart Airport - Announcement of...

Transcript of Senator Richard Colbeck - Address to Australian Food and Grocery Council Forum, Canberra
October 30, 2013 E&OE.............................................................................................................................. Thanks very much for...

Transcript of Senator Richard Colbeck - Address to Seafood Directions Conference, Port Lincoln
October 28, 2013 E&OE.............................................................................................................................. Congratulations to Jonas for...

Transcript of speech at announcement of Bosch investment in The Yield
26 April, 2016 Thanks Ros and to Will (Hodgman), my...

Triabunna Fish By-Product Plant Opens
15 February, 2016 A brand new .82 million fish by-product...

Trip of a lifetime for Tasmanian agriculture leaders
September 23, 2014 The prestigious Nuffield Scholarship has been awarded...

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31 May, 2016 The Minister for Tourism and International Education,...

Turnbull Government's pro-growth policies support record tourism boom
1 June 2016 The tourism industry continues to thrive under...

TURNBULL TEAM SUPPORTING JOBS AND GROWTH THROUGH TOURISM
SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK MINISTER FOR TOURISM AND INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION MINISTER...

UNESCO considers Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area listing
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister...

United Nations report throws spotlight on green dinosaurs
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22 July 2015 University of Melbourne to offer new Bachelor...

Up to 50% more flights between Australia and Qatar
Warren Truss Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure and...

Updated science available for Small Pelagic Fishery
6 February, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

UTAS to become hub for forestry research
20 May, 2015 Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

Value of Australian Aquaculture on the Rise
November 6, 2013 The aquaculture industry has grown significantly and...

VDL sale approval a common sense decision by the Treasurer
23 February 2016 I welcome today’s decision by the Foreign...

Visit to the Torres Strait
April 2014 The Torres Strait Protected Zone...

Walker Seafoods rewarded for focus on sustainability
28 August, 2015 Family business Walker Seafoods has achieved Marine...

Warning to Burke: Consult before you bulldoze industry
The Coalition today sends a clear warning to Labor Environment...

Warning to fly-in forestry protesters
January 10, 2014 Senator Richard Colbeck issued a warning to...

Warning to Lapoinya forest protesters - don't put lives at risk
10 February, 2016 Anti-industry protesters at Lapoinya are unnecessarily putting...

Welcome to Chinese visitors celebrating Lunar New Year
8 February 2016 Australia offers a warm welcome to the...

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission commits to implementing harvest strategy
9 December, 2014 A commitment to long-term sustainable fisheries management...

What's the real story on Labor's dairy industry whitewash?
Tasmanian Senator Richard Colbeck today called on the Labor Government...

Whitehaven hoax a chance to balance the scales
The Whitehaven Coal hoax was a potential watershed for Australian...

Wilderness railway, Cat are why we need a growth plan for Tasmania
Senator for Tasmania Richard Colbeck said it was past time...

Wilderness Society can't escape own words
June 16, 2014 Environmental delegates claim they will rebut the...

Working with G20 partners on global food security
5 May, 2015 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture,...

Working with recreational fishers on fisheries management
28 April 2015 Recognising the importance of recreational fishing to...

Working with recreational fishers to reinvigorate lines of communication
26 November, 2014 The Government is working with recreational fishers...

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