SA electricity generators make $40–60m profit by gaming the market

10 August 16

A new report examines the reasons behind the recent spikes in electricity prices in South Australia.

Big questions hover over Buru’s Kimberley fracking plans

04 August 16

Why invest in short term, risky fossil fuel industries when so many sustainable options based on the Kimberley’s unique cultural and environmental values are available?

Environment groups welcome EPA recommendation to reject Yeelirrie uranium proposal

03 August 16

Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Agency recommends the state government not approve proposed Yeelirrie uranium mine.

Money trail and special access linked to mining approvals

29 July 16

Report reveals a web of political donations, special access and secret lobbying behind controversial mining projects. 

Global nuclear industry promoters influencing SA nuclear waste plan

27 July 16

Key adviser to SA Royal Commission is a nuclear ‘true believer’ who was behind a failed attempt to open a global radioactive waste dump in Australia in the 1990s.

Busting a few myths about renewable energy and electricity prices in South Australia

21 July 16

Renewable energy is being wrongly blamed for high energy prices in South Australia.

ACF welcomes new Environment Minister

18 July 16

The Australian Conservation Foundation has welcomed Josh Frydenberg as the new Minister for Environment and Energy.

Queensland government must protect rivers from intrusive instream mining

06 July 16

In-stream mining – using heavy machinery to dig up river beds and adjacent alluvial stream banks – must be outlawed in Queensland, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.