Environment and Water

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

Blue tape Morrison is a JobDelayer: Jobs and Environment failures exposed

August 03, 2020

Reports today confirm industry concern about resourcing in the environment department. Liberal and National cuts to the environment department of 40 per cent since 2013 have resulted in a 510 per cent blow out in project approval delays.

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Murray-Darling Inspector one year on - still no statute, still no powers

August 01, 2020

Today is the one-year anniversary of the Morrison Government’s announcement that it would establish an Inspector-General for the Murray-Darling Basin.

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Deficient rules, poor enforcement and troubled governance: ACCC slams water market management

July 30, 2020

The ACCC Murray Darling water markets interim report, made public today, confirms the Morrison Government’s lack of leadership and failures to manage water markets.

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Statement on Samuel EPBC Review Interim Report

July 20, 2020

Labor acknowledges the release of the interim report of the ten-yearly statutory review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), and thanks Prof Graeme Samuel AC for his work to date.

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510% increase confirms Morrison is a JobDelayer

July 20, 2020

New analysis has revealed that since being elected the Liberal National Government is responsible for a 510% increase in the time taken to make environmental approval decisions.

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Morrison Government slammed in relation to water procurement probity and value

July 16, 2020

The Government made $190 million worth of water purchases without a proper value for money approach, and without properly managing conflicts of interest, according to today’s Auditor-General report.

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