Transcript, ABC612 Brisbane, Interview with Steve Austin

E&OE….                       Topics: Great Barrier Reef STEVE AUSTIN:     That’s just one excerpt from Life on the Reef and follows those who live in the most extraordinary places on planet earth. Greg Hunt is Australia’s Federal Minister for the Environment. Greg Hunt, good morning to you. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Steve. STEVE AUSTIN:     Did you watch…

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Transcript, ABC AM Programme, Interview with Michael Brissenden

E&OE….                       Topics: Environment Ministers Meeting, National Clean Air Agreement, Renewable Energy Target, Leadership speculation MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Despite the leadership rumblings the Government is still trying to get on with business. Yesterday State Environment Ministers met in Canberra to discuss, among other things a draft National Clean Air Agreement. There’s still work to do but…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Tamworth, NSW

E&OE….                       Topics: Shenhua Watermark project GREG HUNT:          I came here to listen today to farmers, to Indigenous leaders, to Barnaby Joyce and to the community, to hear what they had to say about their land, their water, their children and in particular – the future. It’s immensely valuable. There is no substitute for getting…

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Transcript, Sky News PM Agenda, Interview with David Speers

E&OE….                       Topics: Microbeads and microplastics, Meeting of Environment Ministers, National Clean Air Agreement, Renewable Energy Target, Emissions Reduction Fund DAVID SPEERS:     Greg Hunt, thank you for your time this afternoon. Can I ask you, what – here in Australia – what microbeads are actually being used, and how much of a problem do you…

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Transcript, 3AW Melbourne, Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE….                       Topics: Liberal Party, reducing plastic packaging waste TOM ELLIOTT:      Greg Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          And good afternoon Tom. TOM ELLIOTT:      Now first, The Age is reporting today that seven Cabinet Ministers have withdrawn their support for Tony Abbott. Are you one of them? GREG HUNT:          No. And frankly I think the story…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Green Army, Human Rights Commissioner MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt is the Federal Environment Minister. There’s a number of things that we wanted to catch up about this morning and he’s on the line right now. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          And good morning Mark. MARK PARTON:    The first thing I wanted to ask…

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Transcript, ABC Radio Far North Queensland, Interview with Kier Shorey

E&OE….                       Topics: Increased turtle and dugong protection, Great Barrier Reef KIER SHOREY:      The Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt, joins us now to explain. Good morning, Mr Hunt. GREG HUNT:          Good morning. KIER SHOREY:      How much of a difference do you think a tougher penalty, such as this one, will make? GREG HUNT:          Look, I…

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Transcript, 4CA Cairns, Interview with John Mackenzie

E&OE….                       Topics: Increased turtle and dugong protection JOHN MACKENZIE:         This is a very special moment actually because this has been a matter across quite some years, since I remember like yesterday Steve coming to me and talking to me about, well, the water out at Green Island boiling red with blood after the slaughter…

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Transcript, ABC Radio National PM Programme, Interview with Bridget Brennan

E&OE….                       Topics: Turtle and dugong protection, threatened species protection BRIDGET BRENNAN:      Illegal poachers killing dugongs and turtles in Far North Queensland are about to face tougher penalties. New laws passed in the Senate today to increase the hunting fines to up to a million dollars in Commonwealth Marine Areas. The Environment Minister is Greg…

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Transcript, Remarks, Queanbeyan River, NSW

E&OE….                       Topics: Call for applications under Round 3 of the Green Army Programme GREG HUNT:          To Mayor Tim Overall, to Mark from Campbell Page, to Phil Harrison from Conservation Volunteers, to our representatives from Skillset, in particular to Peter Hendy, who’s the local member here in Queanbeyan – the Member for Eden-Monaro, Bob Baldwin,…

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