I was privileged to have the opportunity to go to Antarctica recently to see the scientific research being conducted there.
As Minister for the Environment, I have responsibility for Australia’s Antarctic policy.
The visit was a tremendous ch... read more »
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON ALBERT JACOB, WA MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
The Western Australian and Australian Governments are now one step closer to creating a One-Stop Shop for environmental assessments and approvals.
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Western Australian Minister for Environment Albert Jacob today released a draft... read more »
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH SARAH HENDERSON MP, FEDERAL MEMBER FOR CORANGAMITE
Community groups in Victoria’s Surf Coast shire are now able to apply for grants through the Solar Towns Programme.
“These grants are part of a commitment by the Government to install renewable energy systems on buildings that provide support for the local ... read more »
The Australian Government, in conjunction with State and Territory Governments today released the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement. This statement analyses ten options to manage packaging waste and litter, including container deposit and industry-based approaches.
The release of the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impac... read more »
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON GARY HIGGINS MLA, NT MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
The Australian and Northern Territory Governments have signed a new bilateral agreement for environmental assessments as part of the One-Stop Shop reform.
This means that all states and territories now have new bilateral agreements in place for environmental assess... read more »