New approach to environment law needed to stop extinction crisis
07 June 16
Australia needs a new Environment Act that is designed to halt the extinction crisis and an independent authority to implement a strengthened national environment law, the Australian Conservation Foundation said.
Lifelines offered for Australian wildlife
05 June 16
The Greens’ wildlife policy, announced today on World Environment Day, would strengthen and nurture our country’s unique biodiversity, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today in welcoming the plan.
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Greens policy will help Australia prepare for future
01 June 16
The Greens’ policy on living with global warming will help Australia in a climate changed world, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.
Focus on tourism a smart move for northern Australia
31 May 16
The Australian Conservation Foundation has welcomed Labor’s pledge to help northern Australia build sustainable tourism infrastructure and urged the Coalition to make a similar commitment for the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility.
Environment scorecard: Coalition woeful, lags behind Labor and Greens
31 May 16
The Australian Conservation Foundation’s scorecard rating political parties’ environmental policies out of 100 points has given the Liberal/National coalition 11, Labor 53 and the Greens 77.
All parties should confirm commitment to successful Indigenous Rangers program
27 May 16
The Australian Conservation Foundation has warmly welcomed Labor’s commitment to double the number of Indigenous Rangers to 1,550 by 2020-21 and urged other parties to match this goal.
Labor policy to close shale fracking loophole will protect water
24 May 16
Labor has promised to close a loophole that allowed shale gas fracking to escape federal oversight, the Australian Conservation Foundation said in welcoming the policy.
Queensland’s tree-clearing laws must be strengthened
17 May 16
Leading environment groups will today reiterate the need for stronger vegetation protection laws in Queensland to protect endangered species, ecosystems and the Great Barrier Reef.