Mark Dreyfus MP

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Media Releases

Government urges Senate to pass Carbon Farming Initiative

16 August 2011

The Gillard Government has today published draft regulations that set out potential types of projects for inclusion in the Carbon Farming Initiative and provide protection for the farming sector and environment.

Carbon farming opportunities for Indigenous Australians

04 August 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today held further talks with Indigenous leaders from across Australia on Indigenous participation in the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), at a roundtable in Melbourne.

Labor supports manufacturing

03 August 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today outlined how the Gillard Governments Clean Energy Future plan will ensure Australia's manufacturing sector remains competitive into the future.

$25 million for National Solar Schools Program

01 August 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today announced $25 million in grants for schools under the National Solar Schools Program.

New Zealand commends Australia's plan for a clean energy future

01 August 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus joined New Zealand Minister for Climate Change Issues, the Hon Dr Nick Smith MP, to outline opportunities for business created by Australia's Clean Energy Future plan and New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme.

Big opportunities for business in clean energy future

29 July 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today visited Sensis, producer of the Yellow Pages and White Pages directories, to welcome the carbon neutral certification of its print and online directories.

Central Victoria trials sustainable energy solutions

28 July 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today welcomed the results of the Central Victoria Solar City project, which was launched in 2009 as part of the Governments $94 million Solar Cities Program.

Rural Victorians supported under a carbon price

28 July 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today visited Castlemaine in rural Victoria to talk about opportunities for Australia's farmers and regional communities to play their part in Australia's move to a clean energy future.

Don KR Castlemaine - producing ham, bacon and electricity

28 July 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today visited Central Victoria to talk to local meat processor Don KR Castlemaine about the Governments carbon price package.

Solar power system the biggest in Australia

22 July 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus visited the University of Queensland's (UQ) St Lucia campus for a tour of the southern hemispheres biggest solar array that will save 1750 tonnes of carbon pollution each year.