Media releases


21 January 2019


Inquiry welcome but we simply need more water for nature

NSW Nature Conservation Council and the Inland Rivers Network welcome NSW Labor’s plan for a special commission of inquiry into management of the Darling River system, especially if it results in new measures to ensure environmental water flows are protected.

Rivers and wetlands

17 January 2019


AGL admits selling ash with heavy metal contamination

AGL’s admission that it has been selling contaminated waste to business customers highlights the need to tighten environmental controls on the state’s most polluting industry.

Climate and energyPollution and wasteCoal and gas

10 January 2019


BOM reports 2018 was NSW’s hottest year ever

Latest climate data highlights the urgent need for the Berejiklian government to develop a climate action plan, including a blueprint for transitioning the energy sector to renewables.

Climate and energy


10 January 219


Fish killed by poor river management

The NSW and federal governments must accept responsibility for their role in the catastrophic fish kills on the Darling River in western NSW this month.

Rivers and wetlands

20 December, 2018


Morrison Government must stop obstructing critical action in climate

The federal government would have supported NSW Energy Minister Don Harwin’s attempt to put climate change back on the COAG agenda if it was serious about fighting climate change and lowering power prices.

Climate and energy

19 December, 2018


Less talk, more action required to get NSW to zero emissions by 2050

After almost eight years of inaction, the NSW Coalition Government still wants someone else to develop a plan to help NSW reach its net-zero emissions target by 2050.

Climate and energy


19 December, 2018


NSW Climate Change Fund spending on emissions reduction slashed 72% in one year

The latest NSW Climate Change Fund Annual Report shows the Berejiklian government has slashed spending on policies and programs that directly reduce carbon emissions by 72%.

Climate and energy

4 December 2018


NSW Government fails on energy transformation - pollution at record levels

The NSW Government has misrepresented the state’s achievements on clean energy by failing to disclose our electricity emissions are rising, according to the Nature Conservation Council of NSW.

Climate and energy

13 December 2018


Taxpayers must not be forced to underwrite coal-fire power

The Morrison government must not burden taxpayers with the cost of underwriting new or expanded coal-burning power generation.

Climate and energy


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