Media releases

 

22 June 2017

 

Foley’s Royal National Park proposal shows leadership on conservation

The Nature Conservation Council applauds Labor Leader Luke Foley’s strong position on protecting the Royal National Park from the Berejiklian government’s proposed expansion of the F6 motorway.

Forests and wildlife

22 June, 2017

 

Labor leads with its pledge to ramp up rooftop solar and storage

Labor's solar power and energy storage pledges today raise the bar for Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the NSW Coalition, according to the NSW Nature Conservation Council and Australia Conservation Council.

Climate and energy

20 June, 2017

 

Premier Berejiklian poised to let developers write cheques to clear North Shore bushland

A large community rally will be held outside Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s electorate office tomorrow to demand changes to draft laws allowing developers to remove trees and bushland in exchange for cash payments.

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 

19 June, 2017

 

Nature misses out in budget bonanza – again

Today’s budget demonstrates Gladys Berejiklian’s election as Premier has done little to end the Coalition government’s short-sighted obsession with infrastructure at the expense of the environment.

Forests and wildlifeClimate and energyNSW Parliament

19 June, 2017

 

$800k koala funding does not compensate for weak tree-clearing laws and unsustainable forestry

The Nature Conservation Council has warned koalas are on a path to extinction in NSW unless the Berejiklian government tightens environment controls on tree-clearing and ends logging of the species habitat.

Forests and wildlifeClimate and energy

14 June, 2017

 

Save the Royal National Park from F6 motorway expansion

The Nature Conservation Council has vowed to fight any moves to bulldoze bushland in the Royal National Park for the F6 Extension between Sydney and the Illawarra.

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 

9 June, 2017

 

Finkel Review puts politics ahead of climate action

Recommendations of the Finkel Review, as reported in today’s media, fail to address the urgent need to rapidly reduce the nation’s climate pollution, according to the Nature Conservation Council.

Climate and energyCoal and gas

6 June, 2017

 

Renewables, not gas, are the answer to NSW’s energy woes

The Berejiklian government’s plans to expand gas exploration in NSW would threatened water and land resources in new parts of the state without addressing the urgent need to transition to clean energy, according to the Nature Conservation Council.

Climate and energyCoal and gas

29 May, 2015

 

Fire, Fauna and Ferals: from backyards to bush

More than 250 land managers, researchers and fire management specialists have registered for the 2017 Bushfire Conference that will be held in Sydney this week.

Healthy ecosystemsFiresticksBushfiresColdstreamHotspots

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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