Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: ABC cuts, China-US emissions MARK PARTON:    I’ve got the Federal Environment Minister on the line. G’day Greg. GREG HUNT:          And good morning Mark and I was sure you were going to talk to me about the fact that Australia’s achieved its emissions targets whereas other countries have completely missed theirs. But anyway…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Hobart

E&OE….                       Topics: Signing of Antarctic Memorandum of Understanding between China and Australia GREG HUNT:          I’ll just say a couple of things. This Antarctic cooperation memorandum of understanding is a coup for Tasmania, it’s a coup for Hobart. This is about a partnership with the world’s most populous country; it’s about Hobart being a gateway…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Sydney

E&OE….                       Topics: World Parks Congress, Promise of Sydney JULIA MARTON-LEFEVRE: Great Congress, really. More than 6,000 people from all over the world, 170 countries as I understand. Ministers, Presidents of countries, NGO leaders, Indigenous leaders, lots of young people. So the energy in that room and all through during these eight days has been…

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Transcript, Radio National Breakfast, Interview with Fran Kelly

E&OE….                       Topics: US-China Climate Deal, Emissions Reduction Fund, G20 FRAN KELLY:        But first we’re joined by the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister, welcome back to Breakfast. GREG HUNT:          Good morning Fran. FRAN KELLY:        Minister, over the weekend as we heard, the US President issued a rallying cry to young Australians to demand more…

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Transcript, Press Conference, Sydney

E&OE….                       Topics: Announcement of $2 million to boost threatened species protection GREG HUNT:          Look, I’m delighted to be here at the World Parks Congress today with the Threatened Species Commissioner, Gregory Andrews. Today the Australian Government is announcing as part of its commitment to the World Parks Congress an additional $2 million to protect…

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Press Conference, Sydney

JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE WITH HON JULIE BISHOP MP, MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS E&OE….                       Topics: Coral Triangle Initiative, World Parks Congress, China-US Climate Deal, Russian Navy   JULIE BISHOP:       Thank you. I am delighted to have you all here this morning. My colleague Greg Hunt and I will be announcing a new initiative this morning…

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Transcript, Press Conference, Sydney

E&OE….                       Topics: World Parks Congress, Renewable Energy Target JULIA MARTON-LEFEVRE:      Good afternoon, my name is Julia Marton-Lefrevre, I have the huge privilege to be the director-general of the International Union for Conservation of Nature – IUCN – which itself has the huge privilege of organising, with the Government of New South Wales and the…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Treasury Gardens, Melbourne

E&OE….                       Topics: IPCC Report, Emissions Reduction Fund GREG HUNT:          I welcome the latest report from the IPCC. I think it’s an important contribution to the information in this space. We not only take this seriously, we have just invested over $2.5 billion in cleaning up our environment and in reducing emissions. By contrast, Labor…

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