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PRIMARY INDUSTRY

M EDIA RELEASE

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRY

CANBERRA

30 November 1979

RURAL INDUSTRY INFORMATION PAPERS.

The Minister for Primary Industry, Mr Peter Nixon,

today released the 1979 edition of the "Rural Industry

Information Papers" prepared by his Department.

The Papers contain information on production and

market prospects for Australia's primary industries together

with details of Government assistance measures.

Other features of the publication include farm

income trends, Government action on I.A.C. reports concerning

the rural sector and material from the 1979 Budget of

interest to farmers.

Mr Nixon said the Information'Papers provided a

comprehensive ready reference to primary industries in

Australia.

The Papers are available from Australian Government

Publishing Service bookshops in Canberra and State capital

cities at a cost of $4.95 a copy.

Mail order sales are available through the A.G.P.S.,

P.0. Box 84 Canberra, A.C.T. at $5.75 a copy which includes

postage within Australia. . * ■ *