Media releases

 

24 May 2019

 

World Health Organisation pollution standards for SO2 exceeded 336 times

Levels of sulphur-dioxide in several parts of NSW exceeded World Health Organisation standards 336 over the past four years, Nature Conservation Council analysis of NSW Government air-quality data has found.

Air pollutionCoal and gas

9 May 2019

 

Environment report card shows Berejiklian is failing

The Environmental Protection Authority’s report card for the Berejiklian government is an F for failure, according to Nature Conservation Council Campaigns Director Daisy Barham.

Forests and wildlifeMarine ConservationClimate and energyNSW ParliamentRivers and wetlands

7 May, 2019

 

NSW Parliament must prioritise nature to help avert world extinction crisis

The NSW Parliament and Berejikllian government must prioritise nature conservation over the next four years to help the world avert a catastrophic loss of species and the collapse of ecosystems and agriculture foreshadowed by the 2019 report for the Intergovernmental Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), released last night.

Forests and wildlifeMarine ConservationClimate and energyNSW ParliamentRivers and wetlandsPollution and wasteCoal and gas

 
 
 
 
 

4 May, 2019

 

National parks creation falls off a cliff under Premier Berejiklian

Expansion of the NSW national parks network has virtually stopped under Premier Gladys Berejiklian, new data shows. Premier Berejiklian has added just 4,200 hectares to the conservation reserve system at an annual average rate of 2,100 hectares, the lowest on record.

Forests and wildlifeNSW Parliament

2 May, 2019

 

Lismore federal election door knock to nature laws

Volunteers will knock on doors across Lismore on Sunday to talk to people about stronger protections for koalas and other threatened native wildlife in the lead up to the federal election.

Forests and wildlifeFederal environmental laws

11 April 2019

 

Post-election poll shows climate change and environment was top of mind

“Climate change and the environment” had more influence on voting patterns in the seat of North Shore than any other issue at the state election last month, independent post-election polling has found.

Forests and wildlifeClimate and energy

 
 
 
 
 

11 April 2019

 

Climate change and environment were top concern for Lismore voters

“Climate change and the environment” had more influence on voting patterns in the swing seat of Lismore than any other issue at the state election last month, independent post-election polling has found.

Climate and energy

2 April 2019

 

Coalition downgrades Environment Department again

“The decision to downgrade the environment portfolio (again) and subsume it into a super-ministry with industry and development is par for the course from a government that has been at war with nature and environmental protection since it came to power in 2011,” Nature Conservation Council CEO Kate Smolski said.

Air pollutionForests and wildlifeMarine ConservationPlanning and DevelopmentClimate and energyNSW Parliament

31 March, 2019

 

NSW’s fifth environment minister in eight years

The parade of environment ministers in NSW continues with Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s appointment of Matt Kean, the fifth person to hold the portfolio in eight years.

Forests and wildlifeClimate and energyNSW Parliament

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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