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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Transcript, Remarks, Mulligan’s Flat, ACT

E&OE….                       Topics: Announcement of additional funding for protection of threatened species GREG HUNT:          I’d like to welcome everybody here and say thank you for having Zed, as Senator for the ACT and Peter Hendy here. To all of the folks that have been involved with the Mulligan’s Flat Sanctuary and Woodlands – you’ve done…

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Transcript, 3AW Melbourne, Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE….                       Topics: Leadership, removal of the carbon tax, Budget TOM ELLIOTT:      The Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt, joins us now. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          And good afternoon, Tom. TOM ELLIOTT:      Now, the Prime Minister said yesterday that good Government starts today. Have you noticed a big change? GREG HUNT:          Look, I think…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Leadership, Budget, Green Army MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt joins us. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Mark. MARK PARTON:    I think yesterday was it, the first day of good, sensible government wasn’t it? GREG HUNT:          Look, obviously last week we had a process which wasn’t optimal. That’s an honest answer and I…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Great Barrier Reef, leadership MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt’s the Federal Environment Minister. He’s pretty keen for us to talk about the Great Barrier Reef this morning. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Mark. MARK PARTON:    Great Barrier Reef is leading your agenda at the moment, Greg? GREG HUNT:          It is indeed. We’ve…

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Transcript, 5AA Mornings, Interview with Matthew Pantelis

E&OE….                       Topics: Labor’s failed carbon tax MATTHEW PANTELIS:   It seems we are using less electricity – probably because we can’t afford it – and the high Aussie dollar have helped put Australia within a footy kick or so of the 2020 emission reduction target, although there’s a lot more work to do.             Greg…

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Transcript, ABC AM, Interview with Lexi Metherell

E&OE….                       Topics: Labor’s failed carbon tax ASHLEY HALL: The Federal Government is using recent emissions figures to argue it’s on track to meet its carbon reduction targets. It says the figures show the carbon tax was an ineffective policy. The Environment Minister Greg Hunt, says the latest National Greenhouse Accounts show that under the…

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