Transcript, 4BC Brisbane, Interview with Patrick Condren

E&OE….                       Topics: Carbon Farming Initiative PATRICK CONDREN:      Greg Hunt, the Environment Minister joins us. Minister Hunt good morning, thanks for your time this morning. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Patrick. PATRICK CONDREN:      Can you explain exactly what’s happening? GREG HUNT:          Exactly. The first thing is that we have abolished the carbon tax. We did that…

Streamlining environmental assessments to help boost Tasmanian economy

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON MATTHEW GROOM, TASMANIAN MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT The Tasmanian and Federal Governments have now created a One-Stop Shop for environmental assessments in Tasmania, with Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Tasmanian Environment Minister Matthew Groom signing a new assessment bilateral agreement. Reducing the regulatory burden on business by streamlining the…

A One-Stop Shop for environmental assessments in Victoria

A new assessment bilateral agreement that removes duplication and provides a single process for environmental assessments in Victoria has been signed by the Commonwealth and Victorian governments. Duplication of federal, state or territory and local planning processes adds complexity and cost to environmental approvals across the country. The agreement reduces the regulatory burden on business,…

Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, PM’s Tenterfield speech MARK PARTON:    Indeed we’ve got the Environment Minister Greg Hunt on the line right now. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          And good morning Mark. MARK PARTON:    So why have we walked away from this 20% Renewable Energy Target? GREG HUNT:          Well you couldn’t be more wrong, with…