11 August 16

Federal Government assessment of Cape York land clearing welcome

The federal government has used the EPBC Act to ‘call in’ land clearing at Kingvale Station for assessment.  

11 August 16

Coal closure is inevitable and necessary, so let’s get the transition right

New reports emphasise the need for the federal government to manage the transition carefully.

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10 August 16

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

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

04 August 16

Big questions hover over Buru’s Kimberley fracking plans

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?

03 August 16

Environment groups welcome EPA recommendation to reject Yeelirrie uranium proposal

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

29 July 16

Money trail and special access linked to mining approvals

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

27 July 16

Global nuclear industry promoters influencing SA nuclear waste plan

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.

21 July 16

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

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