In its first year of operation, the Australian Government’s National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme recycled over 40,000 tonnes of e-waste – televisions and computers that would have previously been stockpiled or sent to landfill.
A report on the outcomes of the scheme for 2012-13 shows that industry supported the highest l... read more »
After rigorous assessment I have approved the Victorian Government’s application to trial cattle grazing in the Wonnangatta Valley, subject to 33 strict conditions.
60 adult equivalent cattle will be allowed in the Wonnangatta Valley in the first limited trial period and up to 300 may be introduced in the two subsequent trial periods... read more »
Topics: carbon tax, Qantas, whaling, forestry, Kevin Rudd
Today’s the day that the Senate should finally vote to repeal the carbon tax. Mr Shorten should bring his Senators back to ... read more »
I am pleased to advise the Victorian At Home Care Grants scheme is open again to provide much-needed financial assistance to keep young people with a disability in their own homes.
This year, Youngcare is offering $200,000 in grants for up to 30 young Victorians to help them avoid premature admission into aged care facilities.
The scheme is desig... read more »
The Federal Government will require the West Australian Government to undertake a full environmental assessment of Western Australia’s Shark Mitigation Strategy.
In response to a request from the West Australian Government to extend the current operation, I have reiterated that the scheme requires a full assessment under the Environment Pr... read more »