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Download Text  Taking action on waste & recycling
27 April 2018
Commonwealth, state and territory environment ministers have agreed to cut Australia’s supply of waste, increase our recycling capability and increase the demand for recyclable products in response to China’s new restrictions on recyclable waste.Australia is ...
Download Text  Geological & bioregional assessment of Beetaloo Sub-basin
27 April 2018
In the wake of the Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, the NT’s Beetaloo Sub-basin has been selected as the third and final region to be assessed by the Geological ...
Download Text  Microbeads successfully phasing out in cosmetics & personal care products
27 April 2018
Industry has successfully risen to the challenge issued by Australia’s environment ministers to voluntarily phase out the use of microbeads in cosmetic and personal care products, with 94 per cent of these products now microbead-free.An ...
Download Text  International recognition for Victorian wetlands
23 April 2018
Glenelg Estuary and Discovery Bay has become Australia’s 66th Wetland of International Importance under the internationally recognised Ramsar Convention, ensuring greater protection of the unique area now and into the future.Located in Victoria near the ...
Download Text  Third Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit
21 April 2018
Tomorrow, I will travel to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to represent Australia at the third Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit.The Summit is part of the Australian Government-initiated Asia-Pacific Rainforest Partnership which establishes a dialogue between leaders in government, research, ...
Download Text  Big step forward for the National Energy Guarantee
20 April 2018
A decision by the COAG Energy Council to progress to the final design stage for the National Energy Guarantee is a big step forward in delivering a more affordable and reliable energy system as we ...
Download Text  $7000 for Kew Men's Shed and Hawthorn Men's Shed
19 April 2018
The Kew Men’s Shed and Hawthorn Men’s Shed has been awarded a grant of $3500 each under the Turnbull Government’s National Shed Development Programme.I congratulate both Sheds for their successful application for the grant.Like similar ...
Download Text  Northern Territory gas decision a step in the right direction
17 April 2018
The Federal Government welcomes the decision by the Northern Territory Government to develop their gas resources. While we await further details, this is a step in the right direction.As quoted in the Northern Territory Inquiry, ...
Download Text  New appointments to the Board of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency
17 April 2018
The Australian Government is pleased to announce new appointments to the Board of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).Ms Samantha Hogg, Mr Dougal McOmish and Ms Stephanie Unwin will begin their terms on 18 April ...
Download Text  Monitoring reef health in the Coral Sea
13 April 2018
The first stage of a three-year program commissioned by Parks Australia to monitor the health of coral reefs in the Coral Sea begins this week.The Coalition Government has provided $1,065,180 to fund the research and ...
Local jobs & a new energy industry for the Latrobe Valley
12 April 2018
The Turnbull Government will create 400 local jobs and establish a new energy industry to provide more opportunities for businesses and families in the LaTrobe Valley.These are real jobs being created right now.The $50 million ...
Download Text  Converting waste to bioenergy at Goulburn abattoir
12 April 2018
The Turnbull Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is supporting the conversion of waste to energy at an abattoir in New South Wales in an effort to reduce both waste and the abattoir’s ...
Download Text  Government-Industry Cofunding Model Delivers another $10 million for Reef Protection
6 April 2018
The Turnbull Government has today announced its Reef Trust will enter into a new co-investment partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to undertake island restoration within the Reef.   Reef Trust funding of $5 ...
Download Text  Weeding out unnecessary red tape for farmers
29 March 2018
An independent review will look at the interaction between environmental law and the agriculture sector to ensure positive environmental and economic outcomes are achieved.Dr Wendy Craik will undertake targeted consultation to examine areas for possible ...
Download Text  Market operator highlights need for more gas supply
29 March 2018
A report by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) released today has highlighted the need for more gas supply in Victoria in order to avoid a projected shortfall in 2022, equivalent to almost 400,000 homes.With ...
Download Text  Improving the accuracy of energy bills for consumers
29 March 2018
As part of our ongoing efforts to improve outcomes for energy consumers, the Turnbull Government will be asking the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) to make a rule change which will improve the accuracy of ...
Download Text  Improving generation forecasting to stabilise the grid & lower power prices
28 March 2018
The Turnbull Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is seeking to improve the accuracy of forecasts that predict the electricity output of large-scale wind and solar farms in order to further stabilise the ...
Download Text  Second Turnbull Government supported virtual power plant
28 March 2018
The Turnbull Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is supporting the development of a virtual power plant in Adelaide to reduce power prices for South Australian households and help energy network companies improve ...
Download Text  Senate supports world-leading marine park management plans
27 March 2018
The Senate has today endorsed the Turnbull Government’s world-leading regime for 44 marine parks.Despite Labor and the Greens trying to disallow these historic protections, the Senate voted 34 to 28 with the Government to deliver ...
Download Text  New partnership to deliver more regular & accessible weather information
23 March 2018
A new partnership between the Bureau of Meteorology and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) will deliver Australians, especially those living in rural and regional areas, more regular and accessible weather information.The partnership will comprise a ...


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