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Recycling to protect young lives

It is the recycling decision that could save a life and that it is why a landmark agreement signed by motoring groups and the child car seat industry in Canberra today is such an important step in National Recycling Week (Nov 11-17).

13 November 2019Ley
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Recycling for a cleaner environment and economic growth

Australians are being urged to brush up on their recycling habits this National Recycling Week (Nov 11-17), with Minister for the Environment and the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management highlighting the importance of a circular economy for our environment.

10 November 2019Ley
Media release

Additional drought assistance for farmers

The Morrison Government’s additional drought assistance announced today represents important steps for farmers and the environment.

7 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
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Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

The 26 member Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) has improved environmental protections by prohibiting the discharge of plastics into the sea and expanding restrictions on the dumping and discharge of oil or fuel to the whole Convention Area.

2 November 2019Ley
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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
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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
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Loop™ initiative a model for recycling

Joint media release with The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology - The Morrison Government has welcomed a new partnership between Woolworths and recycling company TerraCycle, as we look to grow the waste recycling industry in Australia.

29 October 2019Ley
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Improving Great Barrier Reef water quality - $141 million program open for business

Farmers and organisations working in the Mackay-Whitsunday and Fitzroy regions are invited to put forward their ideas for water quality improvement projects under the Australian Government’s Reef Trust Partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

29 October 2019Ley
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Expanding Indigenous Protected Areas

The Morrison Government is expanding its world leading network of Indigenous Protected Areas, where Traditional Owners and traditional land management practices protect natural environments and native species, while creating opportunity for Indigenous Australians.

27 October 2019Ley
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New destination brand launched for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

As Uluru celebrates a new chapter, Parks Australia is launching a new brand campaign to reflect the spectacular landscapes of Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park and the culture of Anangu.

27 October 2019Ley
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Business leaders look to close loop on waste

A week from the National Environment Ministers meeting in Adelaide, the Morrison Government is maintaining its determination to put an end to plastic, glass, tyre and paper exports, to increase Australia’s recycling capacity and to generate high value recycled commodities and associated demand.

25 October 2019Ley

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