Continuing our commitment to air quality with launch of Clean Air Champions initiative

I am delighted to launch the Federal Government’s Clean Air Champions Initiative at the 55th Melbourne Boat Show today. The Clean Air Champions initiative will support work towards establishing the National Clean Air Agreement by bringing industry and communities together to support this important environmental objective. Clean Air Champions are a select group of representatives…

Implementation of Reef 2050 Plan the focus at Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON JACKIE TRAD MP, QUEENSLAND DEPUTY PREMIER & HON DR STEVEN MILES MP, QUEENSLAND MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Commonwealth and State Ministers met today in Brisbane for the 40th meeting of the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum. This is a significant milestone and is a testament to the close working relationship…

Transcript, Doorstop, Gold Coast

E&OE…. Topics: National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme reform, Great Barrier Reef, housing affordability, marriage equality. STEVEN CIOBO: Well thanks very much for coming out this arvo. I’m very pleased to welcome the Federal Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, here. We’re here, together with many representatives and families and clients of the Endeavour Foundation…

Transcript, Channel 10 The Project, Interview with Carrie Bickmore, Waleed Aly, Peter Helliar and Steve Price

E&OE…. Topics: Great Barrier Reef CARRIE BICKMORE: Well Greg Hunt is the Environment Minister and he joins us now. Welcome. GREG HUNT: Thank you very much and congratulations on the Logie… CARRIE BICKMORE: Oh thank you. GREG HUNT: And much more importantly, congratulations on Evie. CARRIE BICKMORE: Oh thanks so much. Alright, let's get to…

2015 Environment Minister’s Award for a Cleaner Environment

I am delighted to mark World Environment Day 2015 with a call for nominations for this year’s Environment Minister’s Award for a Cleaner Environment. This award aims to recognise outstanding contributions by Australians towards achieving a cleaner, healthier environment and a more resilient and sustainable Australia. The Australian Government’s plan for a Cleaner Environment plan…