Australian news, and some related international items

What can we expect of Australia’s new Environment Minister?

It looks like being Melissa Price – who seems to have a good background in environment, and even believes in climate change!     On the other hand, she previously worked for Crossland Resources, (they may or may not be connected to Crossland Uranium Resources).

WA regional MP Melissa Price set to be new federal environment minister , WA Today By Nathan Hondros, 26 August 2018  Western Australian MP Melissa Price will be promoted to the environment portfolio as part of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Cabinet shake up.

Ms Price, who represents the North West seat of Durack – the largest single member electorate in the world, assisted former environment minister Josh Frydenberg in the role and is understood to have supported Mr Morrison for the Liberal party leadership……..

Ms Price was a lawyer before entering parliament, working as general counsel for CBH Group and Crosslands Resources Ltd.

She has served on parliamentary committees for Agriculture and Industry, Indigenous Affairs, Infrastructure and Communications, and Northern Australia.

As assistant environment minister, Ms Price has been responsible for climate adaptation and resilience, biodiversity, chemicals, waste, air quality and ozone policy, and was the director of Australia’s national parks.


August 26, 2018 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, environment, politics

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