Media releases

 

4 October 2018

 

More than 21,000 submissions supported Sydney Marine Park with sanctuary zones

At least 21,000 submissions to the Berejiklian government’s Sydney Marine Park consultation support the original plan to protect at least 2.4% of coastal waters between Newcastle and Wollongong in sanctuary zones.

Marine Conservation

24 September 2018

 

Manly ocean lovers take the water in support of marine sanctuaries

More than 110 ocean lovers from the Manly region took to the water on the weekend in support of a Sydney Marine Park that includes no-take sanctuary zones.

Marine Conservation

19 September 2018

 

NSW Government condemned for allowing flooding of national parks

NSW conservation groups have condemned the Berejiklian government’s move to change the National Parks and Wildlife Act to allow the flooding of the Blue Mountains National Park.

Forests and wildlifeRivers and wetlands

 
 
 
 
 

17 September 2018

 

Protections stripped from Sydney Marine Park before consultation period ends

Conservation groups have condemned the NSW Government’s unilateral decision to strip environmental protections from its proposed Sydney Marine Park before the public consultation period has closed.

Marine Conservation

11 September 2018

 

Berejiklian must listen to consultation over Sydney Marine Park

Conservation organisations are calling on Premier Berejiklian to stay the course on public consultation and listen to the majority who support the government’s plan for a Marine Park for Sydney and the Central Coast.

Marine Conservation

7 September 2018

 

14ha of koala habitat bulldozed each day

Satellite imagery shows a massive spike in the destruction of NSW koala forests, with the rate of tree clearing tripling in the state’s north since the axing of the NSW Native Vegetation Act in August 2017.

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 

3 September 2018

 

Public support for Sydney Marine Park soars to 90%

Public support for marine conservation in some coastal electorates has reached almost 90% after the NSW Government announced plans last week for a multi-zone marine park in 25 locations between Newcastle and Wollongong.

Marine Conservation

30 August 2018

 

Renewables share of NSW electricity supply shrinks 3% in 2017

The Berejiklian government must work with other states to develop ambitious renewable energy schemes now the Morrison Government has abandoned plans for federally coordinated approach to climate and energy policy.

Climate and energyCoal and gas

30 August, 2018

 

Githabul tribe and conservation groups reach historic agreement

The Githabul Tribe, Githabul Nation Aboriginal Corporation, Githabul Elders and representatives of conservation groups will be holding a press conference at 11.30 am on Thursday 30 August in Kyogle to launch their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the management of Githabul Native Title Lands in the upper Clarence and Richmond Rivers.

Forests and wildlife

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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