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Australia's recycling technology breakthrough

A new Federally funded microfactory unveiled at the University of NSW is helping to deliver world first technologies that include turning discarded plastic into high quality 3D printing filaments.

26 September 2019Ley
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Industry leaders gather to tackle waste

I have today begun a series of high level industry briefings to both challenge and work with Australia’s leading recyclers to achieve the earliest possible time frame in banning the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres.

26 September 2019Ley
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Queensland Labor caught out on public safety

I have today written to the Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries, the Hon Mark Furner, providing him with advice from the Australian Government Solicitor that mak

25 September 2019Ley
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New report puts hydrogen production on the map

Australia can be a world leader in supplying hydrogen to other nations and importantly neighbours in our region, according to comprehensive analysis by Geoscience Australia.

24 September 2019Taylor
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Million year ice core drill at the cutting edge

Australian Antarctic Program technicians are at the cutting-edge of a unique project to unlock our climate future, by discovering what changed the world one million years ago.

23 September 2019Ley
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Doorstop at the launch of the Transforming Australian Agriculture with Clean Energy Guide, Pialligo Estate Canberra

Interview about the launch of the Transforming Australian Agriculture with Clean Energy Report.

23 September 2019Taylor
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Clean Energy Guide for Australian Farmers

Joint media release with Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, Minister for Agriculture. A new guide offering 51 practical things Australian farmers can do to reduce on-farm energy use, operating costs and carbon emissions was released today.

23 September 2019Taylor
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Interview with Chris Kenny, Sky News

Interview discussing a clean energy policy and fund for farmers, and energy supply in the states.

23 September 2019Taylor
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Interview with Fran Kelly, ABC Insiders

Interview about emissions reduction targets, the Renewable Energy Target, and Lidell power station.

22 September 2019Taylor
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Appointment of the Australian Energy Regulator Chair

Joint media release with The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Treasurer. The Morrison Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Clare Savage as the full-time Chair and State/Territory member of the Australian Energy Regulator, for a five year period commencing from 14 October 2019.

20 September 2019Taylor
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Report finds Bight exploration subject to rigorous assessment

Joint media release with The Hon Matthew Canavan MP, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia. An independent audit by Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel AO released by the Government today has found the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority is applying stringent environmental regulation in considering applications for oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight.

20 September 2019Ley
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Protecting human safety

The Federal Government is working with the Queensland government and all agencies to ensure effective shark protection measures are in place along the Queensland Coast.

19 September 2019Ley

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