Government focussed on repairing the RET

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON IAN MACFARLANE MP, MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY AND SCIENCE The Australian Government is determined to restore a Renewable Energy Target that works as intended, to encourage investment in renewable energy and to maintain Australia’s diverse energy mix. The existing RET is broken. Both the Opposition and the clean energy industry know…

Details

Coalition to legislate water buyback cap

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON BARNABY JOYCE, MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE & HON BOB BALDWIN MP, PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT The Coalition Government have today announced that they will bring forward legislation to cap buybacks to 1500 gigalitres, as part of the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, as promised by the…

Details

Media Statement

Today I visited the Liverpool Plains to meet with local farmers to hear their views about the proposed Watermark project. I am aware of the high level of community concern regarding this project. I have requested additional advice from the Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development (IESC) in…

Details

NBN broadband for Catani and Bayles

More than 250 residents in Catani, Bayles and surrounds will soon be able to access superfast-broadband as the National Broadband Network (NBN) rolls out across the region.  I am pleased that fixed wireless broadband construction has started in these townships. Residents should be able to connect broadband and phone services through the NBN within 12…

Details