Transcript, ABC NewsRadio, Interview with Marius Benson

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, proposed iron ore inquiry MARIUS BENSON: Greg Hunt, the renewable industry seems to be breathing a sigh of relief today because the uncertainty of the past 12 months plus has ended. That uncertainty killed investment, but it comes at a cost. According to Bloomberg analysis, this decision, this lower…

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Transcript, ABC774 Melbourne, Interview with Rafael Epstein

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, Federal Budget RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           Greg Hunt is the Environment Minister in Tony Abbott’s Federal Government. Minister thanks for coming in. GREG HUNT:          Oh it’s a pleasure and good to see you. RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           What made the deal? How come now? GREG HUNT:          Look, I think it is all about…

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Transcript, 2GB Sydney, Interview with Ross Greenwood

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target ROSS GREENWOOD:        Another story that’s out today and I think it’s worth following and that is the Coalition and the Labor Party, everyone says that they can’t agree on anything. Well, today they agreed to a revised Renewable Energy Target but this has taken two years of negotiations and…

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Transcript, Radio National Drive, Interview with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE….                       Topics: Renewable Energy Target, Iron Ore inquiry, Federal Budget PATRICIA KARVELAS:   A deal on the long awaited agreement on the Renewable Energy Target has finally been struck. The Coalition and Labor have agreed to a target of 33,000 gigawatt hours of electricity to come from renewable sources by 2020. Legislation could be tabled…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Childcare reforms, multinational tax avoidance, Green Army MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt’s the Federal Environment Minister, he’s sitting on the phone saying ‘Oh God don’t talk to me about Paid Parental Leave’. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Mark. I’m happy to discuss anything. MARK PARTON:    You do live and learn don’t you?…

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Transcript, Press Conference, Brisbane

E&OE….                       Topics: Reef Trust Phase II Projects, Renewable Energy Target GREG HUNT:          Good morning. I’m delighted to be here with Col McKenzie from the Australian Marine Park Tourism Operators, or AMPTO, with Matt Kealley from Canegrowers, and we’re here to announce the second phase of the Reef Trust investments. The first phase delivered $15…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Mandurah WA

E&OE….                       Topics: Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, Renewable Energy Target GREG HUNT:          I’m delighted that we’ve been able to support the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council. The 10-year vision is about practical action to improve the waterways, reduce sediment, reduce nitrogen, reduce pesticides, and increase the future for threatened species. So this is a practical plan to improve…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Bali Nine duo, Nepal earthquake, Emissions Reduction Fund MARK PARTON:    I don’t know that Greg Hunt will understand either, he’s the Federal Environment Minister. Have you seen this video Greg? GREG HUNT:          No, I hadn’t heard of it until you just played it then. I would say this, that our focus is…

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