Transcript, 3AW Melbourne, Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE….                       Topics: Entitlements, Newspoll, Penalty Rates, Great Barrier Reef TOM ELLIOTT:      Right, joining us now, the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          And g’day Tom. TOM ELLIOTT:      Now, can I just ask you – I gave your leader, Tony Abbott, and the Treasurer a bit of a whack today…

Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Newspoll, Leadership, Great Barrier Reef, Budget MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt is the Federal Environment Minister and he’s probably been going over these Newspoll figures. I don’t know if he cares or he doesn’t. G’day Greg GREG HUNT:          Good morning. How are you? MARK PARTON:    Not bad. I said earlier that the pugilist…

Consultation invited on review of the National Carbon Offset Standard

The Australian Government has released a consultation paper on the review of the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) and the Carbon Neutral Program. The NCOS provides companies the opportunity to voluntarily offset their carbon emissions and gain Government approved carbon neutral certification under the Carbon Neutral Program. The NCOS helps businesses to calculate their carbon…

Transcript, ABC Radio National Breakfast, Interview with Fran Kelly

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, Great Barrier Reef Long-Term Sustainability Plan FRAN KELLY:        First though the Abbott Government has stepped up its campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef from being placed on the United Nations in-danger list. It’s pledged another $100 million to improve water quality, in what the PM has described as…

Transcript, Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise, Interview with Monique Wright and Larry Emdur

E&OE….                       Topics: Great Barrier Reef Long-Term Sustainability Plan LARRY EMDUR:    Now yesterday the Federal Government announced its long term plan for the Great Barrier Reef. An estimated $2 billion will be invested in the next decade to sustain the marine ecosystem. MONIQUE WRIGHT:         Now the plan brings together both State and Federal Governments as…