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Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck

Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck was sworn in as the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources on 28 August 2018.

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Taking the fuel out of bushfire riskhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/colbeck/Pages/Media-Releases/taking-the-fuel-out-of-bushfire-risk.aspxTaking the fuel out of bushfire risk13/12/2018 13:00:00Australia's forest managers will have a better understanding of mechanical fuel load reduction as a tool to reduce bushfire risk thanks to the $1.5 million Mechanical Fuel Load Reduction Trials.
Tas forestry innovation sees new bio-solvent hit the EUhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/colbeck/Pages/Media-Releases/tas-forestry-innovation-bio-solvent.aspxTas forestry innovation sees new bio-solvent hit the EU13/12/2018 13:00:00Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Senator Richard Colbeck welcomed news that a world-first 'bio-based' alternative to fossil-fuel-based solvent developed in Tasmania is now approved for sale in the European Union.
Further $2 million research investment to grow Tasmanian forestryhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/colbeck/Pages/Media-Releases/research-tas-forestry.aspxFurther $2 million research investment to grow Tasmanian forestry10/12/2018 13:00:00The Federal Liberal National Government and Tasmanian Liberal Government are providing $2 million for the second round of research proposals to grow the future of forestry.