17 October 18

ACF statement on the passing of Ian Kiernan AO

Ian Kiernan, the founder of Clean Up Australia, has died aged 78.

11 October 18

Approval of Adani coal port expansion flies in the face of IPCC’s climate warning

The Queensland Government has given the green light to Adani’s plans to expand the capacity of the Abbot Point coal export terminal.

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08 October 18

IPCC Special Report on 1.5 Degrees shows we must urgently transition from fossil fuels

New report must be a wake-up call for Australian politicians and industry.

04 October 18

Release of pollution data must be made independent after persistent interference

The responsibility for the preparation and release of Australia’s emissions data should be given to one of our well-equipped independent bodies working on climate change.

28 September 18

Latest data shows Australia’s climate pollution is still rising - and there is no national plan to turn it around

We have the community support, technology and knowledge to get on top of our pollution problem, but not the political will.

19 September 18

Great Barrier Reef must be properly looked after

Conflict-of-interest questions will worry everyone who loves the reef.

18 September 18

Adani avoids full scrutiny of water plans for its polluting coal mine

While Queensland suffers through severe drought, the water infrastructure for Adani’s massive proposed coal mine will avoid full scrutiny under Australia’s national environment laws.

13 September 18

Adani rail deal means our elected representatives must choose: dirty coal or safe climate

Adani has reportedly ditched plans to build a new rail line to get coal out of Queensland's Galilee Basin, opting for a cut-price solution using existing railways.