26 October 16

ACF welcomes land handover and new Ngaynggarr National Park in Cape York


The Australian Conservation Foundation today welcomed the return of lands on Cape York Peninsula to Traditional Owners and the creation of Australia’s newest National Park.


26 October 16

Strong climate policies mean 1 million new jobs by 2040

Collaboration between ACF and the ACTU calls for a national plan to guide Australia's energy transition.

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13 October 16

Coal inquiry reveals gap in energy planning

A Senate committee will examine how best to close coal power stations to meet Australia’s climate change targets.

07 October 16

Energy security must mean going clean and preparing for more extreme weather

Energy ministers commission review into the stability of Australia’s energy market.

05 October 16

South Australian blackout highlights need for a national energy transition plan

Energy market operator's preliminary report confirms SA blackout was caused by extreme weather.

29 September 16

Australia unprepared for increase in extreme weather events

Coal is fuelling climate change, but some people want to blame renewables for SA power outage.

19 September 16

ACF appeals Federal Court decision on Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

The Australian Conservation Foundation has lodged an appeal to the Federal Court’s decision which found the approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine to be lawful.

13 September 16

Attacks on renewable energy must stop

The federal government and opposition have agreed to slash funding for ARENA.