Transcript, Doorstop, Uluru

E&OE…. Topics: 30th Anniversary of the hand-over of Uluru, entitlements GREG HUNT: Look, I'm honoured and delighted to be here at Uluru-Kata Tjuta with Senator Jo Lindgren. Uluru is a sacred site for the Anangu, it's an iconic site for Indigenous Australia and it's at the heart of our self and landscape for all of…

Australian Environment Ministers agree on clean air, feral cats and koalas

All states and territories have joined with the Commonwealth in reaching agreement on several high profile environmental issues. At a meeting of state and territory environment ministers I chaired this week, crucial progress was made towards finalising the National Clean Air Agreement, prioritising the development of a national recovery plan for koalas, and taking action…

Transcript, ABC RN Drive, Interview with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE…. Topics: Threatened Species Summit, National Threatened Species Strategy, Shenhua Watermark mine approval PATRICIA KARVELAS: Today the Environment Minister Greg Hunt launched a new strategy for protecting threatened species. $6.5 million dollars will be used to protect 20 mammals, 20 birds and a range of plants. That includes the orange-bellied parrot, the numbat, and the…