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The report card is in: NSW ranks last among states for forest protection

July 31, 2023

31st July 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the states leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today called on the NSW Government to commit to turning around the state’s abysmal deforestation record.  The Trees Scorecard report released today by WWF-Australia has ranked NSW...

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Get off the gas: Victoria is quitting gas, NSW should follow suit

July 28, 2023

Get off the gas: Victoria is quitting gas, NSW should follow suit  28th July 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the states leading environmental advocacy organisation, welcomes the Victorian Government’s decision to quit gas in homes and government buildings, and...

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Basin Plan delay risks ‘devastating consequences’ for rivers as dry spell looms

July 25, 2023

Peak conservation groups across south-eastern Australia are urging the federal government to stand firm on their commitment to return water to the Murray-Darling river system, warning delaying the Basin Plan would risk terrible damage to the environment during the next drought. Environment Victoria, NSW...

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No time for delay: NSW Government needs to go all in on renewables

July 25, 2023

Tuesday 25th July 2023  The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the states leading environmental advocacy organisation, has said that the NSW Government needs to get behind renewables and commit to closing coal-fired power plants on time.  A new report released by...

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Preferencing coal over renewables: Vales Point cannot be exempt from clean air laws

July 18, 2023

18th July 2023 The NSW Government is allowing ageing coal-fired power plants to continue to pump out high levels of toxic pollution, leading environment groups say.  Vales Point Power Station, operated by Delta Electricity, has a two-year exemption from NOx emissions limits in NSW’s...

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High time NSW stepped up to protect our inland rivers, says state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation.

July 17, 2023

photo: Henry Gold 17th July 2023.   The Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has today blasted the concerted misinformation campaign being spread by corporate irrigators about the proposal to purchase water for the environment from the many willing sellers across NSW....

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Vales Point extension a line in the sand, says climate groups.

July 15, 2023

15th July 2023  A coalition of groups fighting to secure a liveable future for the planet has today criticised in the strongest possible terms an attempt to extend the life of the Vales Point Power Station, owned by Sev.en Global Investments and operated by...

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Nature NSW welcomes audit of environmental offsets

June 29, 2023

29th June 2023 Necessary First Step: Nature NSW welcomes audit of environmental offsets, calls for system wide approach.   The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC), the state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation, has welcomed today’s announcement of a “full audit of environmental offsets” by Minister for Environment and Water, Tanya...

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Media Alert: NSW Sustainability Conference comes to Albury Nature Conservation Council of NSW's Regional Conference: Sat 24th Jun 2023 - Sun 25th Jun 2023

June 20, 2023

What:       Regional conference for state’s leading environmental advocacy organisation.  When:       Sat 24th Jun 2023, 8:45 am - Sun 25th Jun 2023, 3:00 pm AEST Where:      Charles Sturt University, Albury-Wodonga                     386 Elizabeth Mitchell Dr, Thurgoona NSW 2640, Australia Who:        Convened by the Nature Conservation...

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