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…

Speech – 2nd Emissions Reduction Fund Summit

Practical actions to reduce emissions without increasing electricity prices *** Check against delivery *** Introduction Thank you for the introduction and good morning. I would very much like to thank Peter Castellas for the invitation to speak today. But more than that, I would like to acknowledge the very substantial contribution he has made in…