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Threatened Species Listings

Having carefully considered recommendations made by Australia’s Threatened Species Scientific Committee, the Threatened Species List has been updated to reflect all listings I have received for review to date.

28 June 2019Ley
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Terms of reference for NOPSEMA audit released

Joint media release with The Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia.
The Coalition Government has released terms of reference for the Chief Scientist’s independent audit of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority’s (NOPSEMA) consideration of exploration in the Great Australian Bight.

28 June 2019Ley
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Better competition and bigger savings for energy consumers

The Australian Energy Market Commission has today released its 2019 Retail Energy Competition Review, which confirms stronger competition in the market and big savings available for energy consumers.

28 June 2019Taylor
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Report shows need for clear environmental protection rules

The release of the Craik report today highlights the importance of strong environmental protection that Australians can understand, navigate and support.

27 June 2019Ley
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Industry leaders gather to take action on packaging

I was delighted to today attend the Australian Packaging Covenant’s Collective Action Group meeting, and acknowledge the important leadership role they will play in delivering the ambitious National Packaging Targets.

25 June 2019Evans
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A state emblem with national priority - the Leadbeater’s possum

Today I am taking decisive and informed action in relation to our country’s threatened plants and animals.

24 June 2019Ley
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New energy solutions for two mines in Western Australia

The Morrison Government is supporting two renewable energy hybrid microgrid plants at mines in Western Australia.

19 June 2019Taylor
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New Australia-Japan partnership for strong energy and resources future

The Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, the Hon Angus Taylor MP, has today signed a new Australia–Japan Memorandum of Cooperation with his Japanese counterpart, Minister Hiroshige Seko, at

16 June 2019Taylor
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World Oceans Day

Did you know that 70% of the planet is an ocean?

7 June 2019Ley
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Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory December 2018 Quarterly Report released

Today the Morrison Government has released the December 2018 Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory.

6 June 2019Taylor
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We’re taking practical action this World Environment Day

Australians generate about 67 million tonnes of waste a year, and that figure is growing.

5 June 2019Ley
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Appointment as Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management

I am very humbled to be asked by the Prime Minister Scott Morrison to serve in his ministry as Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management.

29 May 2019Evans

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