16 August 18

Adani’s latest plan further weakens protections for our clean water

Adani’s latest plans represents a material weakening of protections for Queensland groundwater.

14 August 18

Recommendation 4 of the ACCC inquiry in retail electricity pricing

The key design elements needed for government underwriting of dispatchable energy to ensure it supports clean projects that support cheap wind and solar, not new dirty coal.

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07 June 18

Federal implications of the NSW Kosciuszko Wild Horse Heritage Bill 2018

The NSW bill will ensure damage from feral horses on the sensitive alpine environments of Kosciuszko National Park continue and increase, despite the numerous threatened species and rare ecosystems that call the park home.

05 June 18

Federal funding for Great Barrier Reef to fall short of 2020 commitments

The current $34 million shortfall in Reef 2050 Plan funding committed by 2020 could increase dramatically, potentially to more than $385 million.

21 May 18

Stopping Adani's coal mine and sovereign risk: Analysis by economist Saul Eslake

Would actions by an Australian Government to stop the Adani Carmichael mine from proceeding constitute an increase in Australian 'sovereign risk'?

28 February 18

Legal advice to ACF on Adani

Advice to ACF on whether the Carmichael Coal Mine can be stopped under the EPBC Act.

02 February 18

Environment spending in Australia

Since 2013, the proportion of total Commonwealth spending devoted to the Federal Environment Department has nearly halved.

24 November 17

The real cost of coal

A new coal-fired power station in North Queensland is estimated to cost the community up to $3 billion to build and $230 million a year in health, pollution and government subsidies