Doorstop – New York

E&OE…. Topics: Paris Climate Change Agreement GREG HUNT: Look, I'm really delighted that Australia's been able to not only just sign on to the Paris Agreement, but we have committed to the process of beginning ratification immediately and to seek to ratify and complete that process this year. That puts Australia really right in the…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…. Topics: Great Barrier Reef, coral bleaching GREG HUNT: It's absolutely clear that there is a severe coral bleaching event occurring not just in the Great Barrier Reef but throughout many parts of the Pacific. We took steps early to warn of the risk. There were some who said that the worst had passed. We…

Quarantine Station buildings at Point Nepean to host National Centre for Coasts and Climate

I’m delighted that we have been able to bring together a three-way agreement between Melbourne University, the Commonwealth and the Victorian Government, unlocking $2.1 million in Federal funding to establish a marine research centre in the heritage Quarantine Station buildings at Point Nepean. The agreement is to establish a National Centre for Coasts and Climate…