Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck

The Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck was sworn in as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for
Agriculture on 18 September 2013.

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Walker Seafoods rewarded for focus on sustainabilityhttp://www.agricultureparlsec.gov.au/Pages/Media-Releases/walker-seafoods-sustainability.aspxWalker Seafoods rewarded for focus on sustainability8/27/2015 2:00:00 PMFamily business Walker Seafoods has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its catch of yellowfin tuna, albacore tuna and swordfish.
Students demonstrate passion for sustainable fisheries managementhttp://www.agricultureparlsec.gov.au/Pages/Media-Releases/students-demonstrate-passion-for-sustainable-fisheries-management.aspxStudents demonstrate passion for sustainable fisheries management8/20/2015 2:00:00 PMFuture fisheries managers from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) were today recognised for their innovative designs for devices to reduce the incidental capture of seals during trawl fishing.
Fisheries to play key role in Australia’s ‘blue economy’http://www.agricultureparlsec.gov.au/Pages/Media-Releases/fisheries-play-role-in-blue-economy.aspxFisheries to play key role in Australia’s ‘blue economy’8/11/2015 2:00:00 PMSenator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, welcomed the launch of the National Marine Science Plan which focusses on expanding Australia's blue economy while protecting the long-term health of our oceans.