Environment and Water

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

Great Barrier Reef protections must not be watered down

October 29, 2019

The review of the nation's environmental laws, expected to be announced today, must not lead to any watering down of protection for the Great Barrier Reef.   "The Reef is an Aussie icon. It is of central importance to tens of thousands of Australian tourism jobs, and is a World Heritage site that must be preserved for future generations," Terri Butler said.

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Environmental laws review a test for the Morrison government

October 29, 2019

The Morrison Government must use the opportunity of the EPBC Act review to restore community and industry confidence in its own environmental processes.

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Taylor's department withholds FOI documents about the Grasslands affair

October 21, 2019

Evidence has emerged in Senate estimates today that the Department of Environment and Energy has failed to publish Freedom of Information (FOI) documents relating to the investigation of a company part-owned by the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor.

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MORRISON’S DAM MISTRUTHS

October 15, 2019

TERRI BUTLER MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH

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Transcript - Scott Morrison's Dam Announcement

October 15, 2019

Subject: Scott Morrison’s dam announcement; Cancelled COAG meeting due to recycling policy; Developments on Angus Taylor and Josh Frydenberg grasslands scandal; Australians in Syria.

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Prime Minister has no plan for cornerstone policy - cancels COAG

October 15, 2019

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has reportedly cancelled the December COAG meeting of leaders, because of his failure to come up with a recycling policy.   The Prime Minister used his recycling and plastics agenda as the cornerstone of his so called practical environmentalism, and to justify his comprehensive failure to lower emissions at the United Nations recently.

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OUR STRONG VOICE FOR THE SOUTHSIDE