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Senator Anne Ruston was sworn in as the Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific on 28 August 2018.
The Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources – Senator Anne Ruston’s website was archived on 27 August 2018.

For information about the Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio and its current ministers, visit http://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/ministers .
For direct inquiries, please telephone 1800 900 090.

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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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Science and innovation protecting our magnificent seabirdshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/protecting-seabirds.aspxScience and innovation protecting our magnificent seabirds20/08/2018 14:00:00A research project led by the commercial fishing industry has resulted in a 90 per cent reduction in seabird interactions during trials.
Tropical Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan to be considered by the Protected Zone Joint Authorityhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/tropical-rock-lobster-fishery-management-plan.aspxTropical Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan to be considered by the Protected Zone Joint Authority16/08/2018 14:00:00After listening to the concerns of the Torres Strait community and commercial fishers, the Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) will consider implementing a Tropical Rock Lobster (TRL) Fishery Management Plan by 1 December 2018.​
Responsible management of Southern Bluefin Tunahttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/responsible-management-of-sbt.aspxResponsible management of Southern Bluefin Tuna15/08/2018 14:00:00The Australian Government's unwavering objective is to ensure the continued rebuilding of the Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) stock and to minimise the wastage of caught fish, according to Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston.