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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Australia takes the fight to illegal fishershttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/aus-takes-fight-to-illegal-fishers.aspxAustralia takes the fight to illegal fishers21/06/2018 14:00:00Following years of multinational investigations and pursuits of illegal Patagonian and Antarctic toothfish operators, several illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing operators have been apprehended and punished thanks to Australian authorities.
Australian wine honoured at Hong Kong trade showhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/vinexpo.aspxAustralian wine honoured at Hong Kong trade show29/05/2018 14:00:00Australian wine continues to be in high demand worldwide – and it was no different this week at one of the most influential global trade shows.
Australia’s forestry industry breaks new recordshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/forest-wood-products-sep-dec-2017.aspxAustralia’s forestry industry breaks new records23/05/2018 14:00:00Australia's renewable forestry sector has reached new highs, with a record log harvest up 10 per cent in 2016–17 to over 33 million cubic metres and record wood product exports, up 11 per cent.