Don KR Castlemaine - producing ham, bacon and electricity

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 Government’s carbon price package.

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Central Victoria trials sustainable energy solutions

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 Government’s $94 million Solar Cities Program.

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Rural Victorians supported under a carbon price

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.

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Carbon credits for native tree plantings and better piggery manure management

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

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Solar power system the biggest in Australia

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 hemisphere’s biggest solar array that will save 1750 tonnes of carbon pollution each year.

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

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.

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Creating a clean energy future for Australia

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.

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Helping households transition to a clean energy future

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.

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Rural Australians supported under a carbon price

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.

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Coalition should stand up for farmers

The Gillard Government today called on the Opposition to stop political game-playing which could delay farmers and rural communities from securing significant benefits under the Carbon Farming Initiative.

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