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…

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…

$1 million to help restore the Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial will carry out major restoration work to its Commemorative Area Courtyard thanks to a $1 million Commonwealth heritage grant. Environment Minister, Greg Hunt, and Minister for Veterans Affairs, Senator Michael Ronaldson, today visited the War Memorial to announce the restoration and reconstruction project. “The Australian War Memorial is an important national…