Media releases


1 March 2019


Destruction of koala habitat now widespread in NSW

Destruction of koala habitat has nearly doubled across three regions of NSW since the axing of the state’s Native Vegetation Act in August 2017, a new report has shown.

Forests and wildlife

28 February, 2019


Climate pollution from NSW power stations keeps climbing

Annual climate pollution from the state’s five coal-fired power stations has eclipsed 50 million tonnes for the first time since 2012-13, according to National Greenhouse data released today.

Climate and energy

28 February 2019


NSW climate race heats up: Will Berejiklian get to the starting line?

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes Labor’s commitment to tackle climate change and calls on the Berejiklian government to join the race to power NSW with clean energy.

Climate and energy


28 February 2019


ALP deforestation pledge welcome but koalas need immediate protection

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes the NSW Labor’s pledge to end the state’s deforestation crisis by remaking environmental laws and calls on the party to commit to an immediate suspension of clearing of koala and threatened species habitat.

Forests and wildlife

24 February 2019


Nationals overlook climate change and regional jobs bonanza

The biggest single challenge facing people on farms and in regional communities in NSW didn’t rate a mention in the NSW Nationals state campaign launch today.

Climate and energy

24 February 2019


Poll shows conservative voters want bold action on climate and energy

Conservative voters want to see a plan to boost clean energy and reduce the state’s contribution to climate change, according to the latest Essential Media poll.

Climate and energy


22 February 2019


Monaro Nationals MP missing in action at energy forum

Repower-Monaro is calling on all candidates running for the seat of Monaro to support the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. All candidates except Monaro MP John Barilaro have pledged to attend a meet-the-candidates forum at the Kangaroos Club in Queanbeyan from 7pm on March 6.

Climate and energy

18 January 2019


Academy of Sciences confirms North Basin Review was bad for Darling River health

The Nature Conservation Council and Inland Rivers Network welcome the Academy of Sciences report on the Menindee Lakes and Darling River fish kills, which confirms mismanagement of water in the Northern Basin is largely responsible for the catastrophe.

Rivers and wetlands

18 February 2019


ALP large-scale renewables pledge a game-changer for NSW

The ALP is the first major party in NSW to develop a clean energy policy that is serious about meeting the climate challenge we face, according to the Nature Conservation Council.

Climate and energy


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