Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Great Barrier Reef, leadership MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt’s the Federal Environment Minister. He’s pretty keen for us to talk about the Great Barrier Reef this morning. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Mark. MARK PARTON:    Great Barrier Reef is leading your agenda at the moment, Greg? GREG HUNT:          It is indeed. We’ve…

Transcript, 5AA Mornings, Interview with Matthew Pantelis

E&OE….                       Topics: Labor’s failed carbon tax MATTHEW PANTELIS:   It seems we are using less electricity – probably because we can’t afford it – and the high Aussie dollar have helped put Australia within a footy kick or so of the 2020 emission reduction target, although there’s a lot more work to do.             Greg…

A One-Stop Shop for the Northern Territory makes it 8 out of 8

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON GARY HIGGINS MLA, NT MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT The Australian and Northern Territory Governments have signed a new bilateral agreement for environmental assessments as part of the One-Stop Shop reform. This means that all states and territories now have new bilateral agreements in place for environmental assessment. The agreement accredits…

Packaging Waste and Litter Analysis Released

The Australian Government, in conjunction with State and Territory Governments today released the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement. This statement analyses ten options to manage packaging waste and litter, including container deposit and industry-based approaches. The release of the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement finalises an investigation by Australia’s Environment Ministers on the…