Environment Protection


Keynote speech to Australian Packaging Convenant Organisation (APCO) 2019 Annual Awards

Assistant Minister's speech at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre about waste reduction, domestic recycling industry, and national packaging targets.

20 November 2019Evans

Doorstop Interview, Parliament House, Canberra

Doorstop interview discussing bushfires, economic management, infrastructure investment, South East Queensland City Deal, Ensuring Integrity legislation, banking industry misconduct, Meeting of Environment Ministers, waste export ban, China, Australian universities, aged care funding

26 November 2019Evans
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 2019Evans
Media release

Congestion busting for environmental assessments

Communities, environmental groups and businesses will have greater transparency over the progress of major environmental projects as the Morrison government focusses on deregulation reform.

21 November 2019Ley
Media release

Delivering a win-win for our environment and our agricultural communities

The Morrison government has announced a key milestone in the creation of a 140,000 hectare ‘Great Southern Ark’ that will protect native species and benefit local farming communities.

6 November 2019Ley
Media release

Independent review of Sydney Harbour Federation Trust

The Morrison Government has launched a landmark review to give Australians their say on the best ways to maximise public access to Sydney Harbour’s historic landmarks.

30 October 2019Ley
Media release

Graeme Samuel to lead Environment Review

The Federal Government has today commenced a once in a decade review of Australia’s environmental law to tackle green tape and deliver greater certainty to business groups, farmers and environmental organisations.

29 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

Banksia Foundation Minister's Award for the Environment Finalists

Australian businesses are emerging as world leaders in tackling environmental challenges with 2019 Banksia Sustainability awards shining the light on some incredible innovation.

3 October 2019Ley
Media release

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
Media release

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
Media release

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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