Press Conference – Canberra

E&OE… Topics: Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio, CFA, Questacon, Environment portfolio, climate change, superannuation, plebiscite GREG HUNT: I'm really delighted to be here. Yesterday I had the honour of being sworn in as the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. Today, on day one, I'm with the Assistant Minister Craig Laundy here at Questacon, the…

Appointment as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science

I am delighted to have been appointed to the position of Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. This is a portfolio that is fundamental to people’s lives and job opportunities and critical to Australia’s future. Science and innovation are deep personal interests and flow directly from my work with the environment. Put simply, they represent…

World Heritage Committee commends Australia’s management of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

I am delighted to announce that the World Heritage Committee today released its positive decision on the state of conservation of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The decision is a major milestone for Australia. It acknowledges the progress we have made in addressing past requests of the World Heritage Committee, and commends the commitment…

Coalition To Provide $100,000 For Bremer Bay Orca Hotspot

A re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $100,000 to better understand the unique environmental values supporting potential protection of the magnificent orca hotspot near Bremer Bay. We acknowledge the strong interest from the local community, the eco-tourism industry and the conservation sector and are actively looking at options for protecting the Bremer Canyon aggregations. If re-elected,…

Coalition To Deliver New Green Army Project For Swan And Canning Rivers And Local National Parks

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Swan and Canning riverbanks and local national parks. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment. The project will: ·       Rejuvenate…

Coalition To Deliver New Green Army Project For Swan And Canning Rivers And Local National Parks

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Swan and Canning riverbanks and local national parks. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment. The…