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Government backs next gen power project for Pilbara mining project

Joint media release with Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia and Dean Smith, Senator for Western Australia. A new energy project in the Pilbara that will create up to 200 jobs, generate more than $220 million in public benefits, increase productivity and deliver reliable power and reduce emissions is a step closer with the backing of the Liberal National Government.

18 October 2019Taylor
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Australian Government wins appeal on wildlife smuggling

The Australian Government and the NSW Court of Criminal Appeals have sent a clear warning to illegal wildlife traders with the handing down of a four year prison sentence to convicted international smuggler Mr Martin Kennedy.

18 October 2019Ley
Media release

New funding to tackle pest fish in the north

A new federally funded project aimed at understanding how invasive Tilapia fish are spreading across the North of Australia, was announced today.

18 October 2019Ley
Media release

Protecting the Antarctic’s ecosystems

Australia is playing a lead role in an international campaign to have a million square kilometres of East Antarctica declared a Marine Protected Area to conserve its distinctive deep-water reefs and feeding areas for marine mammals.

17 October 2019Ley
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Interview with Leigh Sales, ABC 730

Interview discussing Snowy 2.0.

14 October 2019Taylor
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Moving the Needle on textiles in landfill

As Australian shoppers enter their peak buying time for new clothes, the Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley, has joined the nation’s biggest charity retailers to encourage shoppers to Move the Needle on clothing waste.

13 October 2019Ley
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Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day highlights both the fragile wonder of bird migration and the critical importance of local environmental action to protect habitats and reduce the threat of plastics.

12 October 2019Ley
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Concept designs mark meeting of two cultures

Concept designs for a commemorative installation marking 250 years since Aboriginal Australians met the crew of HMS Endeavour at Sydney’s Kamay Botany Bay are on display for public comment from today.

11 October 2019Ley
Media release

The Recycling Revolution is a Shared Responsibility

The Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans MP, today encouraged all Australians to make recycling part of their way of doing business and a bigger part of their everyday life.

11 October 2019Evans
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Call for community microgrid feasibility studies

Regional communities will benefit from more secure, affordable and reliable power under the Australian Government’s $50 million program to support feasibility studies into microgrids.

11 October 2019Taylor
Media release

Interview with Chris Kenny, The Kenny Report, Sky News

Interview discussing emissions reduction and energy prices.

10 October 2019Taylor
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Interview with Leon Byner, 5AA, Adelaide

Interview discussing energy supply, energy prices and emissions reduction.

10 October 2019Taylor

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