29 October, 2016
The Nature Conservation Council welcomes Environment Minister Mark Speakman’s call for public input into his new 10-year air-quality plan but questions the government’s commitment to acting on the people’s wishes.
19 October, 2016
Hundreds of protesters have rallied outside NSW Parliament today demanding Premier Baird scrap his plans to weaken land-clearing and nature-protection laws.
13 October, 2016
A report released today by a NSW upper house parliamentary committee found the community opposes government plans to sell off Crown lands, which people cherish for their environmental, social and cultural values.
13 October, 2016
Premier Mike Baird’s record on animal welfare and the environment is in tatters after a week of backflips that will significantly increase animal suffering and environmental harm.
22 September, 2016
The Baird government has hit a new low with revelations it is using a “secret” planning assessment tool that has never been made public to assess biodiversity impacts of a major new coal mine near Singleton in the Hunter Valley.
20 September, 2016
The Nature Conservation Council is calling on the Baird government to abandon plans to loosen land clearing controls after the government’s own analysis of public submissions revealed overwhelming opposition to its legislative package.
13 September, 2016
A court has today found an underground coal mine near Lithgow can pump millions of litres of polluted water into Warragamba Dam each day and place the future of Sydney’s drinking water at risk.
8 September, 2016
Grants for large-scale solar photovoltaic projects announced today by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency demonstrate the importance of maintaining ARENA’s funding to fast-track Australia‘s switch to a clean-energy future.
31 August, 2016
The NSW Nature Conservation Council has called on the Baird government to protect a patch of Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest  that is slated for destruction for the Westconnex motoroway development this week.