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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

 

 

Revealing snapshot of Australia’s forestry industryhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/abares-forests-glance-2017.aspxRevealing snapshot of Australia’s forestry industry21/08/2017 14:00:00A revealing snapshot of Australia’s forestry industry, released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), has shown its enormous contribution to regional Australia.
$45.6 million for job-creating water infrastructure for Northern Adelaidehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/northern-adelaide-irrigation-scheme.aspx$45.6 million for job-creating water infrastructure for Northern Adelaide16/08/2017 14:00:00The Coalition Government is delivering funding of $45.6 million to get capital works underway on the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme.
Clean and green forestry projects to help reduce carbon emissionshttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/ruston/Pages/Media-Releases/plantation-forestry-method-erf.aspxClean and green forestry projects to help reduce carbon emissions15/08/2017 14:00:00Land managers who wish to undertake plantation forestry projects to sequester carbon will now have the opportunity to participate in the carbon market, following Australian Government approval of a Plantation Forestry Method under the Emissions Reduction