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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Backing Australia’s wine industryhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/backing-australia’s-wine-industry.aspxBacking Australia’s wine industry01/12/2016 13:00:00The Turnbull Government today announced enhancements to the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate to better assist grape growing, winemaking and associated tourism in regional Australia.
Encouraging comment on plantation forestryhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/Encouraging-comment-on-plantation-forestry.aspxEncouraging comment on plantation forestry01/12/2016 13:00:00The Australian Government today encouraged interested stakeholders to provide their views on a new draft plantation forestry method and proposed amendments to the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Rule 2015.
Extending Tasmania’s Regional Forest Agreement: log on and have your sayhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/extending-tasmania’s-regional-forest-agreement-log-on-and-have-your-say-.aspxExtending Tasmania’s Regional Forest Agreement: log on and have your say28/11/2016 13:00:00Tasmanian forestry industry stakeholders have been encouraged to provide feedback into the process to extend the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement, following the Australian and Tasmanian governments’ commitment to extend the Agreement for another 20 yea