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Ramsar listed Macquarie Marshes under threat from mining

July 15, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE15 July, 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today expressed outrage at news of gold and copper mining exploration occurring in the Macquarie Marshes.  The Resources Regulator has approved the exploration for...

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NCC welcomes establishment of NSW Net Zero Commission

July 11, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE10th July 2024   The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has welcomed the establishment of the NSW Net Zero Commission and appointment of inaugural Commissioners.    The independent, expert commission has been established to provide expert...

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Albanese Government delivers on promises with new water purchasing program for the environment

July 05, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE  July 5, 2024 An alliance of leading environment organisations across Victoria, NSW, QLD and South Australia has strongly welcomed the resumption of voluntary water purchases to benefit rivers, wetlands and wildlife.  The Murray-Darling Conservation Alliance, which represents close to half a million...

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Nuclear will mean higher household bills and more climate pollution

June 19, 2024

MEDIA RELEASEJune 19, 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today criticised the Federal Coalition’s “nuclear fantasy” as a commitment to higher energy bills for NSW households and more climate pollution.  Today’s announcement of...

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NSW budget neglects biodiversity

June 18, 2024

MEDIA RELEASEJune 18, 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today expressed disappointment that the NSW budget has again failed to deliver for nature.   In the middle of an extinction crisis, funding for ecosystem...

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Loggers attempting to make park unviable as koala sanctuary

June 13, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE June 13, 2024  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today released analysis showing up to 19,000 hectares of forest in the proposed Great Koala National Park is at risk of destruction by...

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Media Alert: NSW Sustainability Conference comes to Hunter Central Coast

May 30, 2024

Nature Conservation Council of NSW's Regional Conference: Sat 1st Jun 2024 - Sun 2nd Jun 2024   What: Regional conference for state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation.  When: Sat 1st Jun 2023, 8:45 am - Sun 2nd Jun 2023, 3:00 pm AEST Where: Glenrock Scout Camp Who:...

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NSW environment movement "losing confidence in the EPA" over greater gliders

May 27, 2024

MEDIA RELEASEMay 27, 2024 The environment movement is losing confidence in the NSW Environment Protection Authority after a dramatic backflip on greater glider protection, described as “a roadmap to extinction for the greater glider”. Trees with hollows occupied by the endangered species are supposed...

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