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…

Long Term Sustainability Plan for Australia’s Iconic Great Barrier Reef

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON TONY ABBOTT, PRIME MINISTER, HON ANNASTACIA PALASZCZUK MP, PREMIER OF QUEENSLAND & HON DR STEVEN MILES MP, QUEENSLAND MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT The Commonwealth and Queensland governments today released the most comprehensive plan ever developed to secure the health and resilience of the Great Barrier Reef for generations to come.…

Five distinguished Australians appointed to Australian Heritage Council

The Australian Government today announced the appointment of five eminent Australians to its premier advisory body on heritage – the Australian Heritage Council. The new appointees come from a broad cross section of Australian society including the arts, academia, cultural heritage management and politics. I am delighted to announce the appointment to the Australian Heritage…