Delivering for Corangamite

Protecting the Environment

Whether it’s Landcare, our local environment fund, our cleaner oceans strategy or the many programs we are funding to combat climate change, protecting our environment is a key priority across out beautiful coastal and rural electorate.

ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The Morrison Government’s climate action programs include the following:  

These programs are underpinned by the following Government policies on climate action:

Achievements

As a result of these programs and policies, Australia

  • is a world leader in renewable energy investment with one in five Australian homes now with rooftop solar panels;
  • is embracing a range of clean energy technologies including in the electricity market;
  • has exceeded its 2020 Kyoto emissions target by 411 million tonnes and is on track to meet and beat our 2030 Paris emissions target which is to reduce emissions to 26-28 per cent on 2005 levels by 2030. This target represents a 50-52 per cent reduction in emissions per capita and a 64-65 per cent reduction in the emissions intensity of the economy between 2005 and 2030; and
Media Releases

Investment in new energy technologies

JMR WITH THE PRIME MINISTER AND ENERGY MINISTER TAYLOR The Liberal National Government is investing in new and emerging technologies that will support jobs, strengthen our economy and reduce emissions. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the $1.9 billion investment package in future technologies to lower emissions would back jobs now

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Media Releases

Australia at the forefront of environmental science

Joint Media Release from Minister for the Environment,  The Hon Susan Ley MP and Senator The Hon Sarah Henderson World Environment Day is a reminder for all Australians of the importance of practical environmental steps we can all take to protect our environment and our native species. The Morrison Government

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Media Releases

$150m funding boost for bushfire affected Wildlife and plants

The Morrison Government has delivered on its commitment to boost funding for wildlife and habitat affected by bushfires, announcing an additional $150 million to assist in disaster response. Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley said the Government’s total investment, now $200 million, will secure the future of treasured native species

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