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Environment groups welcome progress of Water Bill with support of independent regional MPs

October 18, 2023

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Leading environmental organisations from Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland have welcomed the progress of the Water Amendment (Restoring our Rivers) Bill through the House of Representatives today, saying it gives our rivers a chance of restoration after...

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Either blind or not looking: Analysis reveals Forestry Corporation ignores endangered gliders across NSW

October 17, 2023

Either blind or not looking: Analysis reveals Forestry Corporation ignores endangered gliders across NSW   17th October 2023  Analysis by the Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state's leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today revealed that Forestry Corporation NSW is logging forests...

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NSW climate bill welcomed, but targets unachievable without on-time retirement of coal-fired power stations

October 12, 2023

12th October 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today welcomed the NSW Government's establishment of the Net Zero Commission, and the legislating of NSW's 2030 and 2050 emissions reduction targets.   “It's great to...

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Former NSW Premier Bob Carr backs campaign to end land clearing.

October 03, 2023

Thursday 28th September 2023 The campaign to stop habitat destruction has received the backing of former NSW Premier Bob Carr, whose government introduced much of the legislation to protect habitats, ecosystems and wildlife homes that were undone by the former NSW Liberal-National Government.  Habitat...

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NCC welcomes the return of water to our coastal rivers and wetlands

October 03, 2023

27th September 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) has today welcomed NSW Water Minister Rose Jackson’s announcement that the NSW Government will rectify the flawed coastal water harvesting laws that allowed for unsustainable volumes of water to be withheld from our waterways.   “This announcement could not have come at a better...

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Urgent action required to protect coastal waterways

September 21, 2023

21st September 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today urged the NSW Government to take urgent action to protect our coastal waterways before the next drought sees many of them disappear.  "As dry weather returns...

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NSW Budget fails to meet the climate and environment moment.

September 20, 2023

20th September 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the states' leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today labelled the biodiversity and environment ‘missing’ from the budget.   “Given the scale of the environmental crisis we’re in, spending 1.67% of the budget on the environment is inadequate” Dr Brad Smith, acting CEO said today.  “The budget forecasts a surplus...

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Critical Koala Habitat protected from logging: NCC welcomes moratorium of logging

September 12, 2023

12th September 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, today welcomes the announcement by Ministers Sharpe and Moriarty that critical koala habitat in the future Great Koala National Park will be granted immediate protection from logging.   “This is a...

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Low-hanging fruit: Pet cat containment a vital step to protect NSW’s wildlife

September 11, 2023

11th September, 2023 The Nature Conservation Council and the Invasive Species Council have today called on the NSW government to introduce clear laws to ensure pet cats are kept safe at home in order to save millions of native animals every year. The call comes in the...

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