Environment Protection

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Jabiru future secure as parties sign MoU

A historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed today in Jabiru will secure the town’s future as the tourism heartland of the World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park.

14 August 2019Ley
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Indigenous consultancy to lead Kakadu tourism master plan

Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley, has kick-started the Australian Government’s $51 million investment into growing tourism in Kakadu National Park, announcing today that PwC Indigenous Consulting has been appointed to develop the Kakadu Tourism Master Plan.

14 August 2019Ley
Media release

Empowering communities to protect local environments

The Morrison Government is delivering on a $22 million commitment to help local communities strengthen local environments, with applications opening today for the Communities Environment Program.

5 August 2019Ley
Media release

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
Media release

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
Media release

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
Media release

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
Media release

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
Media release

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
Media release

World Oceans Day

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

7 June 2019Ley
Media release

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
Media release

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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