Media releases


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

5 April 2018


We must pursue cleaner, safer options than Liddell

The NSW Nature Conservation Council calls on AGL to stick to its guns and close Liddell Power Station by 2022 as planned, and not cave in to pressure from the Federal Government.

Air pollutionClimate and energy


23 March 2018


AEMO report illustrates NSW's lack of a storage plan

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) concerns about the closure of Liddell Power Station illustrates the NSW Government’s failure to plan for an orderly transition to a reliable, clean energy future. [1]

Climate and energy

22 March 2018


Where’s the plan? NSW Government falling behind in race to repower with renewables

The Berejiklian Government is letting slip a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make NSW the renewable energy powerhouse of the Australia.

Climate and energy

10 March 2018


NSW Government reintroduces land-clearing law knowing it will accelerate wildlife habitat destruction

The NSW Nature Conservation condemns the NSW Government’s reintroduction of land-clearing laws that the Land and Environment Court ruled invalid last Friday.

Forests and wildlife


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