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Trade, Tourism and Investment critical to economic recovery and jobs (Ministerial)

7 Oct 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government is continuing to support trade, tourism and investment in the 2020-21 Budget as part of Australia’s Economic Recovery Plan to get more Australians into jobs.

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Export boost for South Australian farmers and fishers (Ministerial)

17 Aug 2020 Media releases

Tonnes of South Australian produce will be on its way to export markets across the Middle-East and Europe with Qatar Airways today commencing flights out of Adelaide to the key freight hub of Doha.

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Freight flights boost for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2020 Media releases

Australian exporters reliant on airfreight will continue to have access to key international export markets, thanks to a $240 million funding injection to help keep international freight routes and fl ...

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Freight flights boost for South East Queensland farmers (Ministerial)

14 Jun 2020 Media releases

It will now be easier for South East Queensland farmers to get their high-quality produce into key overseas export markets with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure two direct freight r ...

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South Australian premium produce flying high (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2020 Media releases

South Australian exporters of fresh produce, seafood and meat now have another pathway into critical export markets, with the Morrison Government securing a critical freight route between Adelaide and ...

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Bridging the gap for Tasmanian exporters (Ministerial)

20 May 2020 Media releases

Tasmania’s seafood exporters and fresh food producers will have a new link to the world with additional freight flights connecting Hobart and Sydney taking to the skies from next Wednesday.

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New flights to get seafood exports moving again (Ministerial)

6 May 2020 Media releases

Tropical North Queensland’s seafood industry has been given a major boost with the Morrison Government helping to secure a critical freight route between Cairns and Hong Kong.

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Lift off for South Australian produce (Ministerial)

6 May 2020 Media releases

Over 30 tonnes of fresh South Australian produce, seafood and meat is now on its way to Asia under a new agreement with Singapore Airlines that will see local businesses once again have a direct freig ...

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Freight controller appointed to manage airfreight in the national interest (Ministerial)

30 Apr 2020 Media releases

The Australian Government has acted again to ensure the movement of critical freight such as agricultural produce, medicines and medical equipment can continue.

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1000 tonnes of premium Australian lamb is wheels up (Ministerial)

26 Apr 2020 Media releases

More than 1000 tonnes of lamb from producers across New South Wales and Victoria will soon be on its way into key export markets, with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure 25 flights un ...

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New air freight network to boost agricultural and fisheries exports (Ministerial)

23 Apr 2020 Media releases

A new network of 15 air freight service providers and freight forwarders has been established by the Morrison-McCormack Government to accelerate delivery of agricultural and fisheries exports into key ...

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High-quality Victorian lamb takes-off (Ministerial)

16 Apr 2020 Media releases

High-quality Victorian lamb will be back on menus across the Middle-East, with the Morrison Government helping to secure a critical freight export route under its $110 million International Freight As ...

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Western rock lobster back on a roll (Ministerial)

16 Apr 2020 Media releases

Western Australia’s rock lobster industry has received a major boost with the Morrison Government helping to secure an agreement that will see around 500 tonnes of local rock lobster headed for China. ...

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First flight takes off under $110 million freight assistance initiative (Ministerial)

9 Apr 2020 Media releases

Premium quality Australian seafood will soon be on the plates of thousands of overseas consumers, with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure a critical freight export route under its $11 ...

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Funding boost to support Australian exporters and tourism businesses (Ministerial)

1 Apr 2020 Media releases

The Morrison Government will inject an extra $49.8 million into the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program in the 2019-20 financial year, allowing exporters and tourism businesses to get addi ...

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Securing freight access for Australia agricultural and fisheries exporters (Joint Ministerial)

1 Apr 2020 Media releases

A new $110 million initiative will back Australia’s agricultural and fisheries sector by helping them export their high-quality produce into key overseas markets, with return flights bringing back vit ...

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