Five distinguished Australians appointed to Australian Heritage Council

The Australian Government today announced the appointment of five eminent Australians to its premier advisory body on heritage – the Australian Heritage Council. The new appointees come from a broad cross section of Australian society including the arts, academia, cultural heritage management and politics. I am delighted to announce the appointment to the Australian Heritage…

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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…

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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…

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