Environment and Water

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

SCOTT MORRISON'S FAILURES ON MINING APPROVALS

By Terri Butler MP

21 June 2021

Well, this morning we've seen some news that Scott Morrison, in a really desperate ploy, has tried to blame Labor for his own gold standard incompetence in relation to mining approvals.

MORRISON GOVERNMENT TRIES TO COVER UP INCOMPETENCE BY POINTING FINGER AT LABOR

By Terri Butler MP

16 June 2021

Minister for the Environment, Sussan Ley, will today use her national press club address to point the finger at Labor in an attempt to cover up the government’s incompetence.

MORRISON GOVERNMENT DELIVERS LESS THAN HALF A PERCENT OF PROMISED WATER

By Terri Butler MP

27 May 2021

The Morrison Government’ss ongoing failure to deliver on the Murray Darling Basin Plan is cheating South Australians.

EIGHT LONG YEARS AND SCOTT MORRISON CAN'T GET THE BASICS RIGHT ON THREATENED SPECIES

By Terri Butler MP

25 May 2021

No threats have been listed as Key Threatening Processes under federal environment laws in the current parliament, even though the 2019-20 national bushfire crisis killed or displaced more than 3 billion animals.

ICONIC AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE DWINDLES AS MORRISON'S THREATENED SPECIES PILE UP

By Terri Butler MP

21 May 2021

The Morrison Government’s belatedly-released threatened species strategy is inadequate.

MARINE PARKS STILL FALL SHORT

By Terri Butler MP, Josh Wilson MP and Warren Snowdon MP

18 May 2021

Once again, the Morrison Government continues to falter regarding proper and responsible environmental policy, as exposed through their budget announcement on marine parks. 

NEW AIRPORT LAND DEAL SHOWS WE NEED A NATIONAL INTEGRITY COMMISSION NOW

By Terri Butler MP, Mark Dreyfus MP and Catherine King MP

07 May 2021

Further revelations around land deals in Western Sydney by the Coalition Government again highlights the need for a national anti-corruption commission.

MORRISON GOVERNMENT FAILS TO PROTECT THE REEF

By Terri Butler MP

06 May 2021

Yesterday’s Australian National Audit Office report shows the Morrison Government’s catastrophic failure to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT ENVIRONMENTAL “OFFSETS”

By Terri Butler MP

29 April 2021

Labor is deeply troubled by reports in the Guardian Australia yesterday that the federal Department of Infrastructure has purchased environmental offsets associated with Western Sydney Airport from organisations and individuals who have consulted for government on those very same projects. 

HAWKESBURY SUFFERS WHILE $4BN DISASTER FUND SITS IDLE

By Terri Butler MP, Senator Murray Watt, Susan Templeman MP

20 April 2021

More than $4 billion of federal disaster funding still remains untouched by the Morrison Government, despite much of New South Wales suffering a “once in a generation” flood last month.