Mark Dreyfus MP

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Media Releases

Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme

28 February 2012

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today announced that on 30 June 2012, the Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme will close.

Burning Opportunity For Carbon Credits

22 February 2012

Indigenous land managers and farmers in northern Australia will now be able to generate revenue for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through savanna fire management.

Agriculture sector embraces a Clean Energy Future

13 February 2012

Australia's agriculture sector is embracing a clean energy future with more than 500 applications received from universities, land managers, industry and government agencies for Gillard Government funding to test and develop new ways for farmers to reduce carbon emissions.

Funding Calls for Smart Energy Use

09 February 2012

The Gillard Government today opened a package of energy efficiency programs designed to drive smarter energy use in business, local government, households and communities for a clean energy future.

ANAO Confirms Clean Energy Advertisements Accurate

08 February 2012

Tony Abbott has been caught out once again misleading the public.

More schools to save on electricity and water

24 January 2012

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus , today announced the latest schools to receive grants as part of the Gillard Governments National Solar Schools Program.

Infrastructure Adaptation To Climate Change

20 January 2012

The Acting Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Senator Chris Evans, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today released a report analysing the extent to which existing regulatory regimes support action by major infrastructure sectors in adapting to climate change.

Environmental plantings approved for carbon farming initiative

15 December 2011

Farmers and land managers across Australia will now be able to generate extra revenue while reducing carbon pollution by planting permanent native forest trees - the latest Carbon Farming Initiative methodology announced today by the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC MP.

Carbon neutral - a new page for Australian paper

12 December 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC MP, visited the Australian Paper mill in Maryvale today to award the company carbon neutral certification of its range of premium office paper.

Carbon farming initiative opens for business

08 December 2011

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus QC and Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, welcomed today's launch of the Carbon Farming Initiative Administrator - providing exciting opportunities for farmers, landholders and landfill operators to participate in carbon markets.