Green Army team graduates in Macarthur

Environment Minister Greg Hunt joined the Federal Member for Macarthur, Russell Matheson MP, today to celebrate the work of a Green Army team in helping to protect western Sydney’s Cumberland Plain. The graduation ceremony at the Australian Botanic Garden in Mt Annan marked the achievements of the group of young Australians who have spent six…

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Launch of the Gunaikurnai Whole of Country Plan

The Australian Government is pleased to support the inaugural Gunaikurnai Whole of Country Plan with funding from our National Landcare Programme. The Plan will empower the Gunaikurnai people to work with local natural resource management agencies to manage Country. This Government is committed to ensuring that Indigenous communities play a central role in caring for…

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Green Army protecting the Georges River Corridor

Young Australians from the Liverpool region are working to preserve the health of the Georges River Corridor through the Australian Government’s Green Army programme. The Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, and Federal Member for Hughes, Craig Kelly, commended the work of the local youth when they visited the Georges River Riparian Restoration team at…

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Green Army Improving Salt Pan Creek

Young Australians from across Western Sydney are beginning to see the results of their hard work as part of the Australian Government’s Green Army programme. The Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, and Federal Member for Banks, David Coleman, praised the work of the young locals when they visited two Green Army teams working on…

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Solar boost for community groups in South Australia

The Australian Government will provide grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to install solar photovoltaic panels and solar hot water systems on buildings used by community groups in South Australia. The Solar Towns Programme provides $2.1 million to community groups across Australia to buy and install renewable energy systems on buildings that support the local…

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