Terri's media releases in her work as Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water.
Environment and Water
Water grid election promise still not delivered
21 October 2020
The Morrison Government has still not delivered a statutory water authority, a central plank of their election commitment to drought-ravaged communities.
Morrison makes Stanthorpe wait a year for dam money
15 October 2020
Visiting Warwick and Stanthorpe, Shadow Environment and Water Minister Terri Butler has criticised the Morrison Government’s handling of critical water infrastructure in the Southern Downs.
Budget fails the environment
13 October 2020
The Morrison Government has failed the environment in its 2020 Budget.
Government must assess full impact of bushfires on native species
11 October 2020
The Morrison Government must comprehensively assess the full threats posed to native species in the wake of the national bushfire crisis.
EPBC reform a test for the Morrison Government
02 October 2020
EPBC reform is a test for the Morrison government despite Ben Morton’s attempt to pretend otherwise.
Morrison government slow on jobs once again
01 October 2020
More than six months after the Covid Relief and Recovery Fund was announced, the Morrison Government has finally allocated some of it to environment and heritage jobs.
MORRISON CAUGHT OUT REHASHING FAILED ABBOTT BILL BEFORE REVIEW REPORT DELIVERED
16 September 2020
MINISTER WON’T TAKE RESPONSIBILITY AND BLAMES STAFF FOR FAILURES OVER JUUKAN GORGE TRAGEDY
11 September 2020
In a testy nothing-to-see-here interview this morning, Minister Sussan Ley attempted to absolve herself of all responsibility for failing to respond to traditional owners on the Juukan Gorge blast in a timely and proper way - by blaming her advisers.
Scott Morrison is sweeping the extinction crisis under the COVID-19 carpet
08 September 2020
Scott Morrison is trying to sweep his failure to protect Australia’s native fauna and flora under the COVID-19 carpet.
The Morrison Government used National Threatened Species day yesterday to announce that it will bury its failed five-year threatened species strategy under the cover of a new ten-year strategy with no additional funding and no commitment to reform.
TRANSCRIPT - ABC Radio National Breakfast with Hamish MacDonald
04 September 2020
Topics: Environment legislation; Samuel Review; Gagged debate; National Cabinet; Queensland borders; Murray Darling Basin