Transcript, Doorstop, Healesville

E&OE….                       Topics: Threatened Species Summit, Leadbeater’s Possum RACHEL LOWRY: Good morning everybody. I’d like to start this morning’s procedures by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land in which we meet, the people of the Kulin nation. Healesville Sanctuary is a culturally significant site and we have a rich Indigenous history and a rich…

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Transcript, Sky News, Interview with Tom Connell

E&OE….                       Topics: Climate change, Emissions Reduction Fund, post-2020 targets TOM CONNELL: Greg Hunt, thank you for your time. GREG HUNT: Pleasure. TOM CONNELL:    Now, there were reports on Monday, and I spoke about them on the program, that Australia’s been given a please explain of sorts from various countries about the ongoing process when…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Melbourne

E&OE….                       Topics: Issues paper on ‘setting Australia’s post-2020 target for greenhouse gas emissions’, bank tax. MINISTER HUNT: On Monday, we released figures which show that Australia was on track to meet or beat our 2020 targets. We are reducing emissions without a carbon tax and we’ll achieve our international obligations. On Thursday, we released…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Newspoll, Leadership, Great Barrier Reef, Budget MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt is the Federal Environment Minister and he’s probably been going over these Newspoll figures. I don’t know if he cares or he doesn’t. G’day Greg GREG HUNT:          Good morning. How are you? MARK PARTON:    Not bad. I said earlier that the pugilist…

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Transcript, 3AW Melbourne, Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE….                       Topics: Entitlements, Newspoll, Penalty Rates, Great Barrier Reef TOM ELLIOTT:      Right, joining us now, the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          And g’day Tom. TOM ELLIOTT:      Now, can I just ask you – I gave your leader, Tony Abbott, and the Treasurer a bit of a whack today…

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Transcript, ABC Radio National Breakfast, Interview with Fran Kelly

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, Great Barrier Reef Long-Term Sustainability Plan FRAN KELLY:        First though the Abbott Government has stepped up its campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef from being placed on the United Nations in-danger list. It’s pledged another $100 million to improve water quality, in what the PM has described as…

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Transcript, Sky News PM Agenda, Interview with David Speers

E&OE….   Topics: Renewable Energy Target, emissions projections DAVID SPEERS:  Today the Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, has been meeting with representatives of the renewable energy sector. He joins me now. Minister, thanks for your time. GREG HUNT:  Good afternoon, David. DAVID SPEERS:  You’ve been meeting with the sector, Cabinet’s been meeting as well…

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Transcript, Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise, Interview with Monique Wright and Larry Emdur

E&OE….                       Topics: Great Barrier Reef Long-Term Sustainability Plan LARRY EMDUR:    Now yesterday the Federal Government announced its long term plan for the Great Barrier Reef. An estimated $2 billion will be invested in the next decade to sustain the marine ecosystem. MONIQUE WRIGHT:         Now the plan brings together both State and Federal Governments as…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Sydney, NSW

E&OE….                       Topics: Malabar Headland GREG HUNT:          I’m delighted to be here with Rob Stokes, with Bruce Notley-Smith and Brendan Roberts and I am delighted to announce that the Government of Australia will hand Malabar Headland back to New South Wales for inclusion in the National Park. This will be one of Australia’s, if not…

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