Australian Government partners with City of Melbourne to deliver lower emissions and lower power bills

The Australian Government will provide financing of up to $30 million for the City of Melbourne to make street lights more energy efficient and reduce emissions across Council and community facilities. “I am delighted the Australian Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, is investing in energy efficiency,” Minister Hunt said. “The Turnbull Government is…

Doorstop Canberra

E&OE…. Topics: East-West Link, Monash Upgrade GREG HUNT: The Commonwealth has a vision and a plan to fix Victoria’s road and rail. Commuters are sitting in their cars whilst the Premier is sitting on his hands. We want to give Victoria the future – where people can travel to and from work and in and…

Appointment of National Wind Farm Commissioner and Independent Scientific Committee on Wind Turbines

In line with the Government’s commitment to respond to community concerns about wind farms, it has appointed the National Wind Farm Commissioner along with members to the Independent Scientific Committee on Wind Turbines. Mr Andrew Dyer has been appointed as the National Wind Farm Commissioner for a period of three years. His role will be…

Government invests in maps of electricity grid to drive renewables investment

Investment by the Australian Government in interactive maps of Australia’s electricity grid will help identify the most valuable locations to invest in renewable energy. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt said it was critical that we make the best, most efficient use of renewable energy. “Investing in technology to map the most valuable locations to…