Australians should be offended by the cheap politics being played by Labor on the protection of the Great Barrier Reef.
It was the previous Labor Governments at a Federal and State level which were touting the development of mega ports along the reef.
It was under Labor in 2011 that the World Heritage Committee first raised alarm bells about the ... read more »
Topics: ABC cuts, China-US emissions
I’ve got the Federal Environment Minister on the line. G’day Greg.
GREG HUNT:  ... read more »
Australia is proud to have co-hosted such a successful IUCN World Parks Congress and equally proud of our own commitments in its major outcome – the Promise of Sydney.
Our promises range from banning capital dredge disposal in the Great Barrier Reef and a historic agreement with China to ban mining in Antarctica, to new initiatives to recove... read more »
Topics: World Parks Congress, Promise of Sydney
Great Congress, really. More than 6,000 people from all over the world, 170 countries as I understand. Ministers, Presidents of c... read more »
I am pleased that we are able to provide greater assistance to local councils though the Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme.
Residents across the Mornington Peninsula, Bass Coast, Cardinia and Casey councils will benefit from the $9.65 million in Financial Assistance Grants for the Flinders electorate.
Councils will be able ... read more »