Environment and Water

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

Koala massacre disgrace highlights need for federal action now

February 07, 2020

Labor is calling on the Federal Environment Minister to take action to ensure federal environment laws impose strict penalties for acts of deliberate animal death, following the apparent massacre of koalas at Cape Bridgewater.

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Climate action opponent Pitt poses risk to water

February 06, 2020

Scott Morrison has put the management of Australia’s precious water resources into the hands of a climate action denier in new Water Minister Keith Pitt.

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Coalition goes to water on Murray Darling Basin Plan

February 05, 2020

The water wars in the Liberal and National parties continue with reports that the NSW Liberal National Government is refusing to hand over water resource plans and the Morrison Government is threatening to withhold vital funding.

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International Wetlands Day: much to celebrate but threats abound

February 02, 2020

International Wetlands Day 2020 is cause for reflection on the important environmental legacies that Labor governments have delivered for Australia, but also a reminder of the unprecedented threats our environment now confronts.

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PM neck-deep in dodgy marginal seat rorts culture

January 30, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is neck-deep in a culture of marginal seat rorts, which has flourished under his leadership.

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Cuts harm Australia's capacity to act on Aussie icons extinction threat now

June 14, 2020

Australian icons like the platypus can’t afford more inaction from the Morrison Government, with reports that it is on the brink of extinction.

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