Transcript – 3AW with Tom Elliott

E&OE… Topics: National Innovation and Science Agenda, automotive industry, Royal Commission into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory TOM ELLIOTT: Our next guest is the newly-appointed Minister for Industry, Innovation, and Science. Greg Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: Can I ask you, a week or so ago you were…

Press Conference – Melbourne

E&OE… Topics: National Innovation and Science Agenda, plebiscite GREG HUNT: I'm delighted to be here at DuluxGroup with Patrick Houlihan, CEO of Dulux. One of Australia's great brands and great companies – four thousand employees worldwide, over 3000 here in Australia, a revenue of $1.7 billion. But what's really interesting is that this is a…

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…

Federal Government approves Stage 2 of WestConnex motorway

The Federal Government has today provided the environmental approval for Stage 2 of the WestConnex motorway. Today’s decision gives the New South Wales Government the green light to start construction on this key piece of infrastructure. WestConnex is a $16.8 billion project which will deliver real benefits to millions of people in western and south-western…

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 Boosts Solar For Patriots Moreton Bay

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide community groups across in Petrie with $100,000 towards installing solar panels and battery storage. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said he was excited local community organisation would get the opportunity to install solar, to lower electricity costs and help reduce emissions. “It’s been a pleasure to introduce…

Coalition To Deliver New Green Army Project For Gosnells

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Canning River, Southern River and the Forrestdale Lake Ramsar site to protect local threatened species. 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…

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…