Paper to Greenhouse 2015 Conference: Atmosphere, Oceans and Air

Introduction Good morning. It is a pleasure to speak today at the GREENHOUSE 2015 conference. Today I would like to discuss the broad international context for climate change action as we countdown to Paris, how Australia is playing its part with our policies to cut domestic emissions, and how scientific research will continue to be…

Doorstop Melbourne

E&OE…. Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund, Renewable Energy Target, ozone and synthetic greenhouse gas reductions, Carmichael mine JOURNALIST: You mentioned that there was a downgrade of the BAU… GREG HUNT: …there will be a revised adjustment put out before Paris. JOURNALIST: Could you give us any indication of what… GREG HUNT: Hasn't been finished yet. JOURNALIST:…

Speech – 2nd Emissions Reduction Fund Summit

Practical actions to reduce emissions without increasing electricity prices *** Check against delivery *** Introduction Thank you for the introduction and good morning. I would very much like to thank Peter Castellas for the invitation to speak today. But more than that, I would like to acknowledge the very substantial contribution he has made in…

Opening Address to the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit

**CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** Introduction I would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land we are meeting on, the Gadigal and Guring-gai people of the Eora nation. I pay my respects to the Elders past, present and future and welcome other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending today’s event. I wish to acknowledge…

Western Port Chaplaincy Speech in Parliament

October 30, 2014 marks the eighth anniversary of the National School Chaplaincy Program. This vital program takes a holistic approach to children’s learning, development and pastoral care. I commend everyone who has been involved in the program.

Speech to Parliament, 22 September, 2014:

Speech to Parliament, 22 September, 2014: In addressing the question of Iraq and the extraordinary activities which we have seen carried out at the hands of the extremists of ISIL, I want to begin with history, taking us back a decade. In the wake of September 11, in the wake of the Bali bombings, in…