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$6 million boost for our Marine Parks

The Morrison Government is furthering its commitment to healthy and cleaner oceans today by announcing the opening of the second round of the Our Marine Parks Grants program.

9 December 2019Ley
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Queensland Labor caught out on public safety

I have today written to the Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries, the Hon Mark Furner, providing him with advice from the Australian Government Solicitor that mak

25 September 2019Ley
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Grants projects improve Marine Park health and sustainable fishing

Australia’s peak fishing groups are embarking on a $5 million program of activity that supports Australia’s Marine Parks networks and promotes sustainable fishing.

3 September 2019Ley
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Japan withdraws from the International Whaling Convention

Japan’s withdrawal from the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and its decision-making body, the International Whaling Commission, has now taken effect and Japan is resuming commercial whaling within its waters.

2 July 2019Ley
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World Oceans Day

Did you know that 70% of the planet is an ocean?

7 June 2019Ley
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New plan for threats caused by marine debris

I am delighted to announce that I have authorised a new Threat Abatement Plan for the impacts of marine debris on the vertebrate wildlife of Australia’s coasts and oceans.

27 June 2018Price
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Our marine parks grants now open

The Morrison Government is further strengthening environmental protection of Australia's marine parks with a $5 million fund to improve conservation and encourage sustainable fishing practices.

14 February 2019Price
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