Mark Dreyfus MP

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Mark Dreyfus briefs foreign embassy officials on Australia's Clean Energy Future

20 July 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus briefed heads of diplomatic missions in Canberra today on key elements of the Government's Clean Energy Future package.

Helping households transition to a clean energy future

15 July 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus visited the Springwood Neighbourhood Centre today as he outlined the assistance householders would receive under the Clean Energy Future packaged announced by the Gillard Government.

Creating a clean energy future for Australia

15 July 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus toured the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment today as he outlined the renewable energy measures announced in the Clean Energy Future package.

Rural Australians supported under a carbon price

10 July 2011

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet, the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Senator Joe Ludwig and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today announced measures to help the farm, land and food sectors play their part in Australia's move to a clean energy future.

Tri-nation research expedition takes to sea

30 June 2011

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, has welcomed the launch of the Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action (ATSEA) research expedition in Darwin.

Carbon credits for native tree plantings and better piggery manure management

27 June 2011

Landholders may be able to earn carbon credits for permanent plantings of native trees on their land under the Governments Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI).

Gillard Government's Carbon Farming Initiative a win for farmers

16 June 2011

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, welcomed the passage of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011 through the House of Representatives today, describing it as a win for farmers, a win for Indigenous Australia and a win for the environment.

Opposition 'concerns' with Carbon Farming Initiative a smokescreen to hide internal divisions

15 June 2011

It's time for Liberal MPs to show some backbone, stand up to the ill-informed stance of the Nationals and support legislation giving farmers and landholders access to carbon markets worth millions of dollars a year for regional and rural Australia.

Australia's first carbon farming projects a step closer

25 May 2011

Indigenous land managers across remote regions of the north of Australia may be able to earn carbon credits for improving fire management under the Government's Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI).