Today’s Council of Australian Governments (COAG) decision to progressively ban the export of plastic, paper, tyres and glass waste from July 2020 represents an historic change for the environment and the recycling industry.
The Australian Government has announced that visitors will be able to access iconic Commonwealth national parks for free, with entry fees waived for Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Kakadu and Booderee National Parks from 16 March to 31 December 2020.
The Morrison Government’s business stimulus package has been greeted with a round of applause from Whitsunday tourism operators as Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley outlined fee relief for Great Barrier Reef Marine Park operators for the remainder..
Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley will outline additional Morrison Government support for the Whitsundays when she joins a roundtable of tourism operators and community leaders in Airlie Beach today.
The Morrison Government is investing an additional $2 million in scientific research through the Threatened Species Recovery Hub to help guide wildlife recovery efforts and habitat rehabilitation strategies following Australia’s bushfire crisis.
Australia’s largest manufacturer of rigid plastic products will invest $500 million into transforming the economy around plastic waste, keeping plastics in Australia for reuse, rather than sending them overseas.
Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley and the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management Trevor Evans today congratulated companies and Students for stepping up with key commitments at the closing of the first ever National...
On the eve of the country’s first National Plastics Summit at Parliament House Canberra tomorrow the Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley has approved $300,000 over three years in funding for Clean Up Australia from the Environment Restoration Fund.
An expanded Threatened Species Scientific Committee will enhance the capacity and broaden the expertise of the current cohort, bringing in additional support to focus on new and emerging priorities after the most recent bushfires.