Media releases

 

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

12 November 2018

 

NSW Transmission Infrastructure Strategy good for climate and prices

The NSW Transmission Infrastructure Strategy unveiled today by NSW Energy Minister Don Harwin is a welcome commitment to enabling a more rapid development of the state’s renewable energy potential.

Climate and energy

 
 
 
 
 

31 October 2018

 

Community campaign saves Cliefden Caves

The scrapping by the NSW government of the Cranky Dam proposal in the state’s central west is a victory for community environmental campaigning and for common sense.

Forests and wildlifeRivers and wetlands

31 October 2018

 

$55 million Emerging Energy Program a tentative step

The NSW Government’s $55 million Emerging Energy Program is a tentative first step towards transitioning the state’s economy to clean energy but it lacks ambition and still lags other states, according to the Nature Conservation Council.

Climate and energy

30 October 2018

 

On climate, civil organisations lead where governments fear to tread

Environment groups and unions are stepping in to provide the leadership on climate change and energy sector transition that state and federal Coalition government are failing to provide.

Air pollutionClimate and energy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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