Mark Dreyfus MP

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Climate change awareness project launched in Canberra

25 May 2011

The Earthwatch ClimateWatch Trail was launched at Parliament House today by Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus.

Building resilience of coastal communities to climate change

05 May 2011

The Australian Government will invest $3.2 million to help demonstrate how coastal communities can adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change.

First meeting of the Land Sector Working Group

03 May 2011

The climate change Land Sector Working Group met today to discuss the opportunities that a carbon price would provide to farmers and landholders in rural and regional Australia.

Community input on household assistance

02 May 2011

The Gillard Government has established a working group of community sector leaders to help advise the Government on a generous assistance package for Australian households, under a carbon pricing mechanism.

Land Sector Working Group members announced

19 April 2011

The Gillard Government today announced the members of the Land Sector Working Group to examine the benefits and opportunities for the land sector under a carbon price.

National energy efficiency roadshow starts in WA today

31 March 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, will meet Energy Minister Peter Collier in Perth today to discuss how both levels of government can help households in Western Australia save money on their energy bills.

 

Earth Hour 2011

26 March 2011

Lights at Government sites around Australia will be turned off tonight as part of Earth Hour, the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, said today.

Government welcomes Qantas' carbon neutral flights

23 March 2011

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today welcomed news that iconic Australian businesses, Qantas and Jetstar, are now certified to offer carbon neutral flights.

Government delivering on national energy standards for appliances

08 March 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change Mark Dreyfus says he's pleased that the Greens have announced their support for energy efficiency, including energy performance standards for appliances.

Joint-op targets Home Insulation fraud

03 March 2011

In an extensive joint-agency investigation between the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the Australian Federal Police (AFP), 35 search warrants were yesterday executed across three states, targeting alleged fraudulent activity under the Australian Governments now-closed Home Insulation Program (HIP).