$1.9m additional Australian funding for PNG to deepen ties on the Coral Triangle Initiative

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON JOHN PUNDARI MP, PNG MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE The regional Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) was a key focus of discussions between Australian Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Greg Hunt, MP, and Papua New Guinea Minister for Environment and…

Papua New Guinea and Australia to co-operate on World Heritage Listing proposal for the Owen Stanley Ranges region and Kokoda Track

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON JOHN PUNDARI MP, PAPUA NEW GUINEA MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE The Kokoda Initiative – an arrangement between the governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia to protect the Owen Stanley ranges region and the Kokoda Track – was the key focus of discussions between Ministers the…

Defence commits to environmentally sound tyre recycling

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON DARREN CHESTER MP, PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE Today the Australian Government announced the Department of Defence’s commitment to ensuring its fleet tyres are managed and recycled in an environmentally-sound way by joining Tyre Stewardship Australia. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt said he was delighted the Department…