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 TOM ELLIOTT:      Now first, The Age is reporting today that seven Cabinet Ministers have withdrawn their support for Tony Abbott.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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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, 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, 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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