Renewable Energy Target

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON IAN MACFARLANE MP, MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY The Australian Government is committed to renewable energy and a Renewable Energy Target that represents a real 20 per cent of electricity production in Australia, as was the original bipartisan intent. The Government will begin good faith negotiations with the Labor Party today in…

National Heritage Listing for Koonalda Cave’s outstanding Aboriginal heritage

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH MR ROWAN RAMSEY MP, FEDERAL MEMBER FOR GREY Today the Australian Government placed the Nullarbor Plain’s Koonalda Cave on the National Heritage List in recognition of its rare Aboriginal archaeology and heritage.  “I am delighted that Koonalda Cave has been given Australia’s highest heritage honour,” Mr Hunt said. “Aboriginal people have…

Draft emissions reduction methods for industrial facilities, wastewater and transport released for consultation

The Australian Government has released three more draft Emissions Reduction Fund methods for public consultation. The Emissions Reduction Fund is the centrepiece of the Australian Government’s efforts to tackle climate change. It’s a cost¬ effective, practical and simple approach to reduce our national emissions without a multi-billion dollar carbon tax. Emissions reduction methods set out…