We are Australia's national environment organisation. Nature needs us, now

How Woodside and Santos are fuelling extreme heat and bushfires this summer

28 November 23

Emissions from coal and gas projects backed by the Albanese government outweigh emissions cut, 7-to-1

26 November 23

Vital plan to get Australia to 82% renewable energy

23 November 23

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Too good to waste – standing strong for Country and culture

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17 November 23

$100 billion for renewables


Young Australians want the right to a healthy environment enshrined in law

14 November 23

Who are we?

We’re the Australian Conservation Foundation, Australia's national environment organisation. Since 1965, we’ve protected the nature we all love – our unique wildlife and our beautiful beaches and bush. We won’t give up until Australia’s nature is protected and regenerated. Nature needs us, now.

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Our challenge

Right now, a pollution and extinction crisis threatens our living world. Climate damage and habitat destruction are two of the biggest challenges we face in Australia. But together, we can, we must, we will solve this. 

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How we work

We push for bold solutions, because the problems we face are big and urgent. We use evidence-based advocacy, courage, creativity and common sense to make this country a better place. Powered by people, we influence governments and businesses to protect and regenerate nature and hold them to account without fear or favour.

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