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Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston was sworn in as the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources on 21 September 2015.

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 Latest Media Releases

 

 

Illegal foreign fishers convictedhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/Illegal-foreign-fishers.aspxIllegal foreign fishers convicted25/07/2016 14:00:00Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing will not be tolerated in Australian waters, as demonstrated by the recent conviction of 26 Vietnamese foreign fishermen who were found illegally fishing in Australian waters last month.
Statement on reappointment as Assistant Minister for Agriculturehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/Statement-on-reappointment.aspxStatement on reappointment as Assistant Minister for Agriculture18/07/2016 14:00:00I’m honoured to have the opportunity to continue as Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, and to build on the important work of our last term.
$177 million invested into River Murray irrigation projectshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/$177m-for-River-Murray-irrigation-projects.aspx$177 million invested into River Murray irrigation projects15/06/2016 14:00:00A scheme designed to increase irrigation efficiency and return water to the River Murray has reached a new milestone.