Labor supports manufacturing

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today outlined how the Gillard Government’s Clean Energy Future plan will ensure Australia’s manufacturing sector remains competitive into the future.

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New Zealand commends Australia's plan for a clean energy future

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus joined New Zealand Minister for Climate Change Issues, the Hon Dr Nick Smith MP, to outline opportunities for business created by Australia's Clean Energy Future plan and New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme.

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$25 million for National Solar Schools Program

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today announced $25 million in grants for schools under the National Solar Schools Program.

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Big opportunities for business in clean energy future

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today visited Sensis, producer of the Yellow Pages and White Pages directories, to welcome the carbon neutral certification of its print and online directories.

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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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