Media releases


29 May 2018


Conservation groups welcome ALP pledge to protect the Snowy Mountains from feral horses

Leading conservation groups have welcomed NSW Labor’s pledge to protect the state’s fragile Snowy Mountains from large herds of ecologically destructive feral horses.

Forests and wildlifeRivers and wetlands

25 May, 2018


Queanbeyan to host NSW Regional Environment Conference 2018

Clean-energy investment and new logging laws will be top of the agenda at the 2018 NSW Regional Environment Conference in Queanbeyan this week.

Forests and wildlifeClimate and energy

23 May 2018


Wildlife and rare plants at greater risk under proposed private native forestry laws

The NSW Government has reaffirmed its recent decision to end the Environmental Protection Authority’s role as the approval authority for logging operations in private native forests, the government’s latest move to reduce environmental protections.

Forests and wildlife


21 May 2018


AGL's rejection of Alinta bid for Liddell the only responsible option

The NSW Nature Conservation Council is calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg to end their pro-coal crusade after AGL today rejected a bid by Alinta to buy the aging Liddell coal-fired power station.

Air pollutionClimate and energy

21 May 2018


Berejiklian government’s backflip on feral horses endangers 31 native species

Berejiklian Government’s plan to create special legal protections for feral horses in the Snowy Mountains will endanger the survival of 23 plant and eight animal species that are uniquely Australian.

Forests and wildlifeRivers and wetlands

15 May 2018


Old growth forest under attack as government winds back environmental protections

The Berejiklian government’s plan to “remap” old growth forest poses serious new threat to some of the best mature forests left in NSW.

Forests and wildlife


6 May 2018


Berejiklian’s koala announcement falls far short

The NSW Government’s long anticipated Koala Strategy, released today, fails to protect the iconic species as it largely ignores the key threat of habitat loss, according to NSW’s peak environmental organisation.

Forests and wildlifePlanning and Development

20 April 2018


NSW Nationals leader’s call to keep Liddell chugging on sells the regions short

Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro has made an extraordinary intervention in the climate and energy debate by advocating compulsory government acquisition of Liddell power station to keep the facility operating beyond its 2022 scheduled closing date.

Climate and energy

18 April, 2018


National leader kicks own goal on NSW energy policy

The Nature Conservation Council has welcomed NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro’s admission in The Australian newspaper that the Berejiklian Government has “no clear plan or policy” on climate and energy.

Climate and energyPollution and wasteUranium


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