Senate debates

Monday, 2 May 2016

Questions without Notice

Climate Change

2:40 pm

Photo of George BrandisGeorge Brandis (Queensland, Liberal Party, Attorney-General) Share this | Hansard source

Senator Waters, you have asserted that there are cuts. I am pointing out to you that, in fact, we have allocated additional funds to deal with the very problem that you have identified in your primary question, including, when the coral-bleaching event was first manifest, an additional $80,000 for targeted monitoring of coral bleaching through the University of Queensland. Through the Reef 2050 Plan, the Australian government is investing heavily to improve water quality— (Time expired)


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