Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: ABC cuts, China-US emissions MARK PARTON:    I’ve got the Federal Environment Minister on the line. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          And good morning Mark and I was sure you were going to talk to me about the fact that Australia’s achieved its emissions targets whereas other countries have completely missed theirs. But anyway…

Transcript, Doorstop, Hobart

E&OE….                       Topics: Signing of Antarctic Memorandum of Understanding between China and Australia GREG HUNT:          I’ll just say a couple of things. This Antarctic cooperation memorandum of understanding is a coup for Tasmania, it’s a coup for Hobart. This is about a partnership with the world’s most populous country; it’s about Hobart being a gateway…

Transcript, Doorstop, Sydney

E&OE….                       Topics: World Parks Congress, Promise of Sydney JULIA MARTON-LEFEVRE: Great Congress, really. More than 6,000 people from all over the world, 170 countries as I understand. Ministers, Presidents of countries, NGO leaders, Indigenous leaders, lots of young people. So the energy in that room and all through during these eight days has been…

Transcript, Press Conference, Sydney

E&OE….                       Topics: Announcement of $2 million to boost threatened species protection GREG HUNT:          Look, I’m delighted to be here at the World Parks Congress today with the Threatened Species Commissioner, Gregory Andrews. Today the Australian Government is announcing as part of its commitment to the World Parks Congress an additional $2 million to protect…

Indigenous Advisory Committee to provide environmental management advice

Today I am pleased to announce the membership of the newly reconstituted Indigenous Advisory Committee. This committee is an important advisory group that will provide both myself and my Department with sound and ongoing advice on cultural and natural resource management under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). When it comes…

Transcript, Radio National Breakfast, Interview with Fran Kelly

E&OE….                       Topics: US-China Climate Deal, Emissions Reduction Fund, G20 FRAN KELLY:        But first we’re joined by the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister, welcome back to Breakfast. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Fran. FRAN KELLY:        Minister, over the weekend as we heard, the US President issued a rallying cry to young Australians to demand more…