Transcript, Press Conference, Melbourne

E&OE….                       Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund first auction results GREG HUNT:          Good afternoon. I want to welcome the first Emissions Reduction Fund auction results today, announced by the Clean Energy Regulator. This is a stunning outcome. It far exceeds all of our expectations. And it achieves an outcome in the first auction – the first…

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Transcript, Sky News PM Agenda, Interview with David Speers

E&OE….                       Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund first auction results DAVID SPEERS:     Well we’re going to return now to our top story and the results of the first auction of the Emissions Reduction Fund, the centrepiece of the Government’s Direct Action plan. As we showed you earlier, a lot of criticism about this idea from the…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Healesville

E&OE….                       Topics: Threatened Species Summit, Leadbeater’s Possum RACHEL LOWRY: Good morning everybody. I’d like to start this morning’s procedures by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land in which we meet, the people of the Kulin nation. Healesville Sanctuary is a culturally significant site and we have a rich Indigenous history and a rich…

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Transcript, ABC 774 Melbourne, Interview with Rafael Epstein

E&OE….                       Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund first auction results RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           Greg Hunt is the Environment Minister, he’s also of course the Liberal Member for the seat of Flinders down on the peninsula. Minister, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          G’day, how are you? RAFAEL EPSTEIN:           I’m good. Look, I suspect we need to get into a…

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Transcript, Sky News, Interview with Tom Connell

E&OE….                       Topics: Climate change, Emissions Reduction Fund, post-2020 targets TOM CONNELL: Greg Hunt, thank you for your time. GREG HUNT: Pleasure. TOM CONNELL:    Now, there were reports on Monday, and I spoke about them on the program, that Australia’s been given a please explain of sorts from various countries about the ongoing process when…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Melbourne

E&OE….                       Topics: Issues paper on ‘setting Australia’s post-2020 target for greenhouse gas emissions’, bank tax. MINISTER HUNT: On Monday, we released figures which show that Australia was on track to meet or beat our 2020 targets. We are reducing emissions without a carbon tax and we’ll achieve our international obligations. On Thursday, we released…

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Transcript, 3AW Melbourne, Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE….                       Topics: Entitlements, Newspoll, Penalty Rates, Great Barrier Reef TOM ELLIOTT:      Right, joining us now, the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT:          And g’day Tom. TOM ELLIOTT:      Now, can I just ask you – I gave your leader, Tony Abbott, and the Treasurer a bit of a whack today…

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Transcript, 2CC Canberra, Interview with Mark Parton

E&OE….                       Topics: Newspoll, Leadership, Great Barrier Reef, Budget MARK PARTON:    Greg Hunt is the Federal Environment Minister and he’s probably been going over these Newspoll figures. I don’t know if he cares or he doesn’t. G’day Greg GREG HUNT:          Good morning. How are you? MARK PARTON:    Not bad. I said earlier that the pugilist…

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