Environment and Water

Terri's media releases in her work as Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water.

Labor welcomes eco-fund but Morrison Government slow to act on Ecological Crisis

January 13, 2020

The Morrison Government has been slow to act on Australia’s ecological crisis caused by the bushfires and must provide full details of how today’s funding announcement will be deployed.

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Ecological Audit Needed Following National Disaster

January 08, 2020

The Morrison Government should convene a meeting of state and territory environment ministers and commence an Australian Natural Asset Audit, amid estimates that up to one billion animals have perished in the nation’s bushfire disaster.

Ecological Audit Needed Following National Disaster

National Bushfire Crisis Taking An Environmental Toll

January 06, 2020

Australians have been devastated to see the loss of life and property that has occurred as a result of the national bushfire crisis.

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Environment Minister dismisses need for more climate change action amid wildlife carnage

December 30, 2019

The Environment Minister, Sussan Ley, is in denial about the need for more climate change action despite admitting up to 30% of koalas on the New South Wales mid-north coast may have been killed in bushfires.

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Taylor must go: Senate inquiry finds embattled Angus Taylor breached Ministerial Standards

December 05, 2019

A Senate inquiry report released last night shows that embattled Minister, Angus Taylor, breached the ministerial standards and sought to use his ministerial position to obtain special treatment.

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Water mess of Morrison Government's own making

December 04, 2019

The under-siege Minister for Water Resources has been caught being loose with the truth on the Murray Darling Basin Plan yesterday. Yesterday Labor called for the Minister to say when the promised powers would be delivered for the currently-toothless Inspector-General for the Murray Darling Basin, Mr Mick Keelty AO PSM.

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OUR STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE