Media releases

 

4 December 2018

 

NSW Government fails on energy transformation - pollution at record levels

The NSW Government has misrepresented the state’s achievements on clean energy by failing to disclose our electricity emissions are rising, according to the Nature Conservation Council of NSW.

Climate and energy

28 November 2018

 

Coogee residents frustrated by government inaction on coal and climate - survey

Locals from #Repower Coogee and the #Time2Choose campaign will today deliver the results of a community survey to Coogee MP Bruce Notley-Smith and sing a coal-themed Xmas carol.

Climate and energy

27 November 2018

 

North Coast residents want strong laws to end deforestation, new polling shows

More than 70% of people in the state electorates of Tweed, Lismore and Ballina support stronger laws to end deforestation, new polling commissioned by the NSW Nature Conservation Council and the Wilderness Society shows.

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 

23 November 2018

 

Repower Monaro brings together community for renewables

Repower Monaro hosted an inspiring evening to a packed-out audience at the Tigers Club on Wednesday 21 November with climate expert speakers Prof Andrew Blakers, Dr John Hewson, former Liberal Party leader, and Repower Monaro volunteer Jenny Goldie.

Air pollutionClimate and energyCoal and gas

16 November 2018

 

It's no joke - koala ad blitz for NSW North Coast

Leading conservation organisations have launched a hard-hitting multi-media advertising campaign on the NSW North Coast to raise awareness about how new deforestation laws are driving koalas to extinction.

16 November 2018

 

Logging laws will destroy thousands of hectares of some of the world’s most diverse forests

New logging laws released by the NSW Government today will destroy large areas of publicly owned native forests and make them unfit for native species, according to the NSW National Parks Association, NSW Nature Conservation Council and leading scientists[i].

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 

15 August 2018

 

Warragamba Dam wall raising to have ‘extensive and significant impacts’ on world heritage

Federal Environment Department advisors have warned raising Warragamba Dam wall will have widespread and significant environmental impacts, a document obtained under freedom of information laws has revealed.

Forests and wildlifePlanning and DevelopmentRivers and wetlands

November 14, 2018

 

NSW’s 20 deforestation hotspots exposed, 17 with koala habitat

Seventeen of the state’s 20 deforestation hotspots contain koala habitat at risk of land clearing under new state environmental laws, a report by the NSW Nature Conservation Council, WWF-Australia, The Wilderness Society and National Parks Association of NSW has found.

14 November 2018

 

Lismore rally to end deforestation in NSW

A group of more than 60 locals rallied outside the Electorate Office of Lismore MP Thomas George today calling on the government to end the deforestation that is driving koalas and other forest species to extinction.

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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