2UE Mornings – Interview with Stuart Bocking

E&OE…. Topics: Threatened Species Strategy STUART BOCKING: Minister Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: G'day. It's a pleasure to be with you and I'm actually fortunate to be at Werribee Zoo as we speak. STUART BOCKING: Fantastic. So what does it mean – when an animal is listed as threatened, what exactly does that mean? Where…

2GB Sydney Live – Interview with Ben Fordham

E&OE…. Topics: Feral cat eradication BEN FORDHAM: Greg Hunt, the Federal Environment Minister is on the line. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Ben. I'm actually calling from inside the boundaries of the Werribee, or Western Treatment sewerage treatment plant in Melbourne, where believe it or not they've got extraordinary numbers –…

Doorstop Werribee Zoo

E&OE…. Topics: Threatened Species Strategy, feral cat eradication GREG HUNT: This just brings together three things. One is, it's the overall conservation movement of Australia and Zoos Victoria (inaudible) work we’re doing now, you and Rachael who is on our Threatened Species Advisory Panel, one of four key people, the Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews.…

Remarks Melbourne

E&OE…. Topics: Burke and Wills site heritage listing GREG HUNT: Thank you to the Royal Society for hosting today. We moved from Royal Park to the Royal Society, and I actually think we've ended up in the best possible place. I want to acknowledge basically everybody in the room in their own way – from…

Largest solar farms in Southern Hemisphere powering 50,000 Australian homes

The Government’s investment in renewable energy innovation today culminated in the official opening of the nation’s two largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Nyngan and Broken Hill. “The 102 MW Nyngan and 53 MW Broken Hill solar plants have more than doubled Australia’s large-scale solar capacity and can generate enough electricity to power 50,000 average…

Malabar Headland returned to the people of New South Wales

Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman announced today the completion of the transfer of ownership of the South-Eastern Malabar Headland (also known as Lot 304) from the Commonwealth to the people of New South Wales. “We have quadrupled the size of land on the Malabar Headland that will…

Helping local Surf Life Saving Clubs keep our beaches safe this summer

Gunnamatta Surf Life Saving Club is one of three local life-saving clubs to benefit from $5,000 in funding through the Coalition Government’s Beach Safety Equipment Fund. The fund assists Life Saving Clubs to purchase the essential rescue equipment and first-aid supplies they need to perform vital rescues over the summer season. Flinders MP Greg Hunt…

Boys learn leadership and camaraderie at Lord Somers Camp

It was a pleasure to join boys at Lord Somers Camp this morning as they supported each other through a gruelling cross country course. The course marked the conclusion of a week of activities for the 100 boys who travelled from across the state to take part in the camp. I joined the boys on…