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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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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.
Opening more cellar doors to 10,000 extra international touristshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/sa-wine-tourism.aspxOpening more cellar doors to 10,000 extra international tourists17/05/2018 14:00:00​South Australian wine producers are tipped to see a surge in demand for their wine, with a new $2 million marketing campaign aimed at increasing the number of international visitors to the state's wine regions.
Responsible, sustainable management of Southern Bluefin Tuna needs a cooperative approachhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/Southern-Bluefin-Tuna-sustainable-approach.aspxResponsible, sustainable management of Southern Bluefin Tuna needs a cooperative approach10/05/2018 14:00:00The harmonised management of Australia's international quota for Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) is being considered by the Commonwealth, State and Territory Agriculture Ministers, to ensure responsible and sustainable fishing across the commercial and recrea