7 November, 2016
A Liberal backbencher has added his name to the growing list of people and organisations opposed to Premier Baird’s plans to weaken environmental protections and accelerate land clearing.
4 November, 2016
The Nature Conservation Council is calling on Premier Baird to withdraw his proposed biodiversity and land-clearing laws after a senior advisor resigned saying the package was bad for biodiversity.
3 November, 2016
The Nature Conservation Council welcomes the NSW Government’s commitment to zero carbon emissions by 2050 and the ambition of making NSW the leading state for renewable energy.
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.