Transcript, ABC774 Melbourne, Interview with Rafael Epstein

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, Federal Budget RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           Greg Hunt is the Environment Minister in Tony Abbott’s Federal Government. Minister thanks for coming in. GREG HUNT:          Oh it’s a pleasure and good to see you. RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           What made the deal? How come now? GREG HUNT:          Look, I think it is all about…

Hunt signs Great Barrier Reef permanent and historic dredge disposal ban

Regulations to implement the Coalition’s historic ban on the disposal of capital dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have been signed off by the Government. I have formally approved an amendment to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Regulations to put an end to this century-old practice once and for all. This…

Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Childcare reforms, multinational tax avoidance, Green Army MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt’s the Federal Environment Minister, he’s sitting on the phone saying ‘Oh God don’t talk to me about Paid Parental Leave’. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Mark. I’m happy to discuss anything. MARK PARTON:    You do live and learn don’t you?…

Transcript, Press Conference, Brisbane

E&OE….                       Topics: Reef Trust Phase II Projects, Renewable Energy Target GREG HUNT:          Good morning. I’m delighted to be here with Col McKenzie from the Australian Marine Park Tourism Operators, or AMPTO, with Matt Kealley from Canegrowers, and we’re here to announce the second phase of the Reef Trust investments. The first phase delivered $15…

Reef Trust boost for Great Barrier Reef protection

New projects worth more than $15 million will strengthen protection and management of the Great Barrier Reef under Phase II of the Federal Government’s Reef Trust. Projects include remediating gullies in grazing landscapes to control erosion, a competitive tender to reduce fertiliser run-off from sugar cane farms in the Burdekin region and a further $7…