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Dig in for National Tree Day

Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley is encouraging people across the country to plant a tree today, as part of National Tree Day.  

28 July 2019Ley
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Emissions Reduction and Climate Solutions Fund opportunities

The latest round of Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auctions has opened today, as the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) continues to support new projects and reduce emissions while the carbon market gears up towards the start of the new Climate Solutions Fund (CSF).

24 July 2019Taylor
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Upgrades to Western Victoria's transmission network a step closer

The Australian Government welcomes the release of the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) final report on reinforcing the transmission network in Western Victoria, moving key upgrades to the grid a step closer.

19 July 2019Taylor
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Wholesale demand response mechanism to reward energy consumers

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released a draft rule to create a wholesale demand response mechanism for public consultation.

18 July 2019Taylor
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Brisbane business leads the way on waste and recycling innovation

A coffee cup recycling programme was launched today at Howard Smith Wharves by the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans MP, highlighting the importance of industry-led initiatives to reduce waste and improve recycling.

16 July 2019Evans
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Budj Bim shows the value of world heritage

The historic recognition of the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape at the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in Azerbaijan this week underlines the significant economic, cultural and environmental benefits of World Heritage Listing.

10 July 2019Ley
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Funding boost to help improve River Torrens health

The Australian and South Australian governments will together invest $4 million to revitalise valuable wetlands at Breakout Creek in the River Torrens to improve the health of the river, protect native species and deliver benefits to the local community.

10 July 2019Ley
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World Heritage Listing for Australia’s oldest aquaculture

The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape of south-western Victoria has been confirmed as the first Australian site to be awarded World Heritage status solely for its Aboriginal cultural values.

6 July 2019Ley
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Japan withdraws from the International Whaling Convention

Japan’s withdrawal from the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and its decision-making body, the International Whaling Commission, has now taken effect and Japan is resuming commercial whaling within its waters.

2 July 2019Ley
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Hydrogen strategy a step closer

Joint media release with Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia.
A National Hydrogen Strategy that will open up export markets in Asia is a step closer with the release of consultation papers today.

1 July 2019Taylor
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Morrison Government delivers on plan for reliable energy

Today, the Morrison Government is delivering on our plan for reliable power for Australian households and businesses, with the commencement of the Retailer Reliability Obligation.

1 July 2019Taylor
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Lower bills from today for electricity customers

From today, hundreds of thousands of hard-working Australian households and businesses will get a fairer and cheaper deal on their electricity bill thanks to the Morrison Government.

1 July 2019Taylor

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