Pyne-Birmingham – Coalition announces River Torrens recovery programme

  A Coalition Government, if elected, will commit $1 million over two years to improve the environmental health of the River Torrens.   The funding is part of the Coalition’s Environment Policy and Clean Water Plan.   Senior South Australian Liberal Christopher Pyne and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham announced the Coalition’s…

Henbury sale highlights multi-million dollar Labor waste

  Labor’s wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money is further highlighted by the sale of a Northern Territory property once intended for a carbon farming demonstration project, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   The location of the planned but ill-defined Henbury Conservation Project – Henbury Station – is reportedly being placed…

Birmingham-Ruston – River funding another Labor election re-announcement

  Funding announced today by Labor for the River Murray Improvements Program is another election re-announcement that demonstrates Labor’s contempt for South Australian river communities.   Senator for South Australia and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray-Darling Basin, Simon Birmingham said South Australian river communities were tired of being treated as political playthings by Labor.…

Labor chaos reflected in climate change staffing

  Staffing at the Rudd/Gillard Government’s Climate Change department reflect Labor’s chaos and dysfunction over climate policies, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   Questioning through Senate Estimates has revealed* that: ·         at least 190 left the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency prior to its abolition in March, with…