Transcript, ABC 774 Melbourne, Interview with Rafael Epstein

E&OE….                       Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund first auction results RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           Greg Hunt is the Environment Minister, he’s also of course the Liberal Member for the seat of Flinders down on the peninsula. Minister, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          G’day, how are you? RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           I’m good. Look, I suspect we need to get into a…

Transcript, Press Conference, Melbourne

E&OE….                       Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund first auction results GREG HUNT:          Good afternoon. I want to welcome the first Emissions Reduction Fund auction results today, announced by the Clean Energy Regulator. This is a stunning outcome. It far exceeds all of our expectations. And it achieves an outcome in the first auction – the first…

Transcript, Doorstop, Healesville

E&OE….                       Topics: Threatened Species Summit, Leadbeater’s Possum RACHEL LOWRY: Good morning everybody. I’d like to start this morning’s procedures by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land in which we meet, the people of the Kulin nation. Healesville Sanctuary is a culturally significant site and we have a rich Indigenous history and a rich…

Government moves to save Victoria’s iconic Leadbeater’s possum

After carefully considering advice from the independent Threatened Species Scientific Committee and submissions from experts, interested organisations and the wider community, I have decided to list the Leadbeater’s possum as a ‘critically endangered’ species. The Threatened Species Scientific Committee’s recommendation was clear and unequivocal regarding the need to transfer the species from endangered to critically…

Transcript, Sky News, Interview with Tom Connell

E&OE….                       Topics: Climate change, Emissions Reduction Fund, post-2020 targets TOM CONNELL: Greg Hunt, thank you for your time. GREG HUNT: Pleasure. TOM CONNELL:    Now, there were reports on Monday, and I spoke about them on the program, that Australia’s been given a please explain of sorts from various countries about the ongoing process when…