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Greg Combet

Greg Combet
Personal data
Date of birth28 April 1958(age 57)
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
SpousePetra Hilsen (separated)
Alma materUniversity of New South Wales
University of Sydney
ProfessionTrade unionist and politician
Assumed office24 November 2007
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded byKelly Hoare
2nd Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Assumed office14 September 2010
Preceded byPenny Wong

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Gregory Ivan Combet AM MP (born 28 April 1958) is an Australian politician and trade unionist. He was Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) between 2000 and 2007. He was elected member for the New South Wales seat of Charlton for the Australian Labor Party at the 2007 election and was immediately appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Procurement in the First Rudd Ministry on 3 December 2007. Combet is currently the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency in the Second Gillard Ministry. He had previously served as Assistant Minister to this position, when it was held by Penny Wong.

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Climate talks back on track, Greg Combet believes - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian--CLIMATE Change Minister -Greg Combet- has declared that international climate negotiations are "back on track" after the United Nations summit in Cancun. ... - Date : Fri, 17 Dec 2010 03:40:34 GMT+00:00
CLIMATE SPECTATOR: Carbon mechanism shape-shifting - Business Spectator Tweet this news
Business Spectator--It will likely go some way along the lines of Climate Change Minister -Greg Combet's- musings in his speech in Sydney last week: an initial set price followed ... - Date : Sun, 26 Dec 2010 22:59:41 GMT+00:00
Climate committee agrees on principles - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--The committee, which met in Canberra on Tuesday, has not decided on any specific model but Climate Change Minister -Greg Combet- said the agreement on ... - Date : Tue, 21 Dec 2010 07:10:31 GMT+00:00
Greens back Combet's revised ETS outline - ABC Online Tweet this news
ABC Online--Climate Change Minister -Greg Combet- has proposed an emissions trading scheme (ETS) with an initial fixed price for carbon. ... - Date : Fri, 17 Dec 2010 10:04:12 GMT+00:00
Australia Invests $51 Million For Solar Power In Schools - Gov Monitor Tweet this news
Gov Monitor---...- Government grants announced by the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, -Greg Combet-, and the Parliamentary Secretary, Mark Dreyfus. ... - Date : Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:13:11 GMT+00:00
Polluters face fixed price on emissions - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian--Climate Change Minister -Greg Combet- canvassed the option in a speech in Sydney yesterday, saying it would provide immediate certainty on carbon pricing as ... - Date : Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:05:57 GMT+00:00
Greg Combet hopes for 'substantial progress' on global climate change - Tweet this news'S Climate Change Minister -Greg Combet- has addressed a global climate conference in Cancun, delivering a low-key message that "substantial ... - Date : Wed, 08 Dec 2010 23:07:45 GMT+00:00
Australia makes renewed push for carbon trading - Radio Australia Tweet this news
Radio Australia--The Australian climate change minister, -Greg Combet-, has outlined to a business meeting his preferred option for a start up scheme. ... - Date : Fri, 17 Dec 2010 11:08:08 GMT+00:00
Combet in global fund talks - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian--CLIMATE Change Minister -Greg Combet- is in talks to set up a fund to help developing nations cope with the impact of greenhouse gases. Mr Combet started work ... - Date : Tue, 07 Dec 2010 13:04:17 GMT+00:00
India offers olive branch at UN climate talks - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--Australia's Climate Change Minister -Greg Combet- urged delegates not to get bogged down in process and offered flexibility in continuing the Kyoto Protocol. ... - Date : Fri, 10 Dec 2010 02:30:00 GMT+00:00

Political offices
Preceded by
Warren Snowdon
Minister for Defence Materiel and Science
Succeeded by
Jason Clare
Preceded by
Penny Wong
Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
2010 - present
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Kelly Hoare
Member for Charlton
2007 - present

Current members of the Cabinet of Australia

Gillard * Swan * Evans * Faulkner * Crean * Smith * Roxon * Macklin * Tanner * Albanese * Conroy * Carr * Wong * Garrett * McClelland * Ludwig * Burke * Ferguson * Bowen |

Current Members of the Australian House of Representatives from New South Wales

LaborAnthony Albanese * Sharon Bird * Chris Bowen * David Bradbury * Tony Burke * Jason Clare * Greg Combet * Bob Debus * Justine Elliot * Laurie Ferguson * Joel Fitzgibbon * Peter Garrett * Jennie George * Sharon Grierson * Jill Hall * Chris Hayes * Julia Irwin * Mike Kelly * Robert McClelland * Maxine McKew * Daryl Melham * John Murphy * Belinda Neal * Julie Owens * Tanya Plibersek * Roger Price * Janelle Saffin * Craig Thomson
LiberalTony Abbott * Bob Baldwin * Bronwyn Bishop * Pat Farmer * Paul Fletcher * Joanna Gash * Alex Hawke * Joe Hockey * Sussan Ley * Louise Markus * Scott Morrison * Philip Ruddock * Alby Schultz * Malcolm Turnbull * Danna Vale
NationalsJohn Cobb * Mark Coulton * Luke Hartsuyker * Kay Hull
IndependentRob Oakeshott * Tony Windsor

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