Media releases


23 March 2018


AEMO report illustrates NSW's lack of a storage plan

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) concerns about the closure of Liddell Power Station illustrates the NSW Government’s failure to plan for an orderly transition to a reliable, clean energy future. [1]

Climate and energy

22 March 2018


Where’s the plan? NSW Government falling behind in race to repower with renewables

The Berejiklian Government is letting slip a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make NSW the renewable energy powerhouse of the Australia.

Climate and energy

10 March 2018


NSW Government reintroduces land-clearing law knowing it will accelerate wildlife habitat destruction

The NSW Nature Conservation condemns the NSW Government’s reintroduction of land-clearing laws that the Land and Environment Court ruled invalid last Friday.

Forests and wildlife


9 March 2018


Court finds NSW Government land-clearing laws invalid

The Land and Environment Court today ruled the NSW Government’s land-clearing laws invalid because they were made unlawfully.

Forests and wildlife

4 March 2018


Minister knew 99% of koala habitat would be exposed to land clearing

A document obtained under freedom of information laws shows the Berejiklian government knew its new land clearing laws would cause extensive harm to wildlife habitat but pressed ahead with the changes anyway.

Forests and wildlife

2 March, 2018


Use Snowy Hydro sale funds to unlock the massive clean-energy potential of regional NSW

The $4.15 billion sale of NSW’s share of Snowy Hydro gives the Berejiklian government a unique opportunity to unlock the $25 billion clean energy potential of regional NSW.

Climate and energy


March 1, 2018


Climate pollution from NSW power stations stuck at 2013 levels

The decarbonization of the NSW electricity system has stalled with CO2 emissions from NSW power stations stuck on 49 million tonnes this year, today’s National Greenhouse data show.

Air pollutionClimate and energyCoal and gas

28 February 2018


Concern for NSW coal communities after US study finds coal-burning power stations pose risks to unborn children

The Nature Conservation Council is calling on the Berejiklian government to conduct a public inquiry into the health impacts of coal-fired power stations following a recent US study that linked emissions to premature births.

Air pollutionClimate and energyCoal and gas

23 February 2018


Report exposes deep divisions in Berejiklian Government over environmental policy

Reports in today’s The Australian confirm deep internal divisions in NSW Government over environmental policy, including land-clearing laws that are the subject of legal action by the Nature Conservation Council.

Forests and wildlifeMarine ConservationClimate and energyNSW ParliamentRivers and wetlandsCoal and gas


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