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PRIMARY INDUSTRY M EDIA RELEASE

STATEMENT BY 1

THE MINISTER FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRY THE RT. HON. IAN SINCLAIR M.P.

CANBERRA

21 September 1979.

FISHING INDUSTRY RESEARCH GRANT

A further research grant of $106,285 from the

Commonwealth Government Fishing Industry Research Trust

Account for the 1979/80 financial year was announced today

by the Minister for Primary Industry, Mr Ian Sinclair.

Grants now approved for the year total $890,367.

Funds for the Fishing Industry Research Trust Account come

from a dollar for dollar contribution by the Commonwealth

for money raised from the Australian fishing industry and

paid into approved research accounts in the States.

Details of the latest grant from the Commonwealth

are:

RECIPIENT PROJECT AMOUNT

c s i r o ;

Queensland Fisheries.

Service

1979/80

' $

Pre-management Study 76,335

of Barramundi 29,950

106,285