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.

Where the parties stand on climate, rivers, forests and wildlife

28 June 16

ACF releases final election scorecard.

Cities focus is welcome, but don’t raid clean energy coffers to fund it

20 June 16

The Prime Minister’s focus on making cities greener and more efficient is welcome, but funding for the initiative should be additional, not taken from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s purse, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

National legal protection to stop national parks being turned into paddocks or logging coupes

16 June 16

A ‘national park trigger’ in Australia’s environment law, as proposed today by Labor, would subject commercial proposals in national parks to stronger national oversight and would be a welcome improvement, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

ACF welcomes Cape York land tenure boost

15 June 16

$29.6 million increased funding commitment to continue to resolve Cape York’s land tenure

Pledge to review environment laws and fund environmental defenders welcome

14 June 16

The Australian Conservation Foundation has welcomed Labor’s promise to strengthen national environmental laws and re-fund Environmental Defenders Offices.