Green Army protecting the Georges River Corridor

Young Australians from the Liverpool region are working to preserve the health of the Georges River Corridor through the Australian Government’s Green Army programme. The Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, and Federal Member for Hughes, Craig Kelly, commended the work of the local youth when they visited the Georges River Riparian Restoration team at…

3AW Melbourne – Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE…. Topics: Australia’s quarterly emissions figures, ABC Q&A programme TOM ELLIOTT: I understand the war on climate change has just been won here in Australia. This is big news. Joining us from our Canberra studio, the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt. Good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: So is it true…

Doorstop – Liverpool, Sydney

E&OE…. Topics: Georges River Green Army project, success of the Green Army across the country, Australia’s emissions reduction targets, global financial markets, crocodile hunting GREG HUNT: I'm delighted to be here with Craig Kelly and the team from the Georges River Green Army project. They're doing a fabulous job. This is local people and local…

Interview – ABC Pacific Beat

E&OE…. Topics: Owen Stanley Ranges World Heritage listing; Protecting the forests of Papua New Guinea JOURNALIST: The Governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea – they’re planning a combined push, we’re told, to have the Kokoda Track and the Owen Stanley Ranges listed as World Heritage Sites. News of the plan emerging after a visit…

Press Conference – Port Moresby

E&OE…. Topics: Protecting the forests of Papua New Guinea, Kokoda Agreement, Coral Triangle Initiative DOUGLAS TOMURIESA: Thank you for visiting our country, we appreciate your visit. We know the Prime Minister will be also visiting our beautiful country in 20 days time and we hope you have enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for allowing…

$1.9m additional Australian funding for PNG to deepen ties on the Coral Triangle Initiative

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON JOHN PUNDARI MP, PNG MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE The regional Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) was a key focus of discussions between Australian Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Greg Hunt, MP, and Papua New Guinea Minister for Environment and…