25 July 17

Explosive Four Corners investigation into the Barwon-Darling river systems must trigger ICAC investigation

The ABC Four Corners program has uncovered what could be one of the largest known cases of alleged water theft in Australia’s history and evidence that the NSW Government did nothing to stop it.

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20 July 17

Legal advice: Adani’s dodgy enviro plan grounds for revocation of approval

“This is significant new information about how a mining company has sought to manipulate our laws for their own gain, at the expense of Australia’s native wildlife."

14 July 17

States leading the way on clean energy as Turnbull dithers ahead of COAG meeting

“The fact that it’s been left to the states to show national leadership on climate change should leave the federal government hanging their heads in shame."

11 July 17

Palaszczuk climate strategy sets solid foundation for more ambitious future policy

Medium and long term climate target brings Queensland into line with other states, but strategy fails to set clear KPI's, phase out coal and gas, and allocate dollars for implementation. 

07 July 17

FOI request shows Turnbull government hiding pollution figures

The FOI documents show the government has in its possession data relating to greenhouse pollution up until end of 2016, but is yet to release it.

21 June 17

Treaties Committee nuclear fast-track cuts corners and lacks evidence

Propping up nuclear research is not consistent with clear action to address nuclear non-proliferation, energy transition or climate change.

16 June 17

Nicholls backs polluting power for North Queensland over renewable energy

We can’t keep powering our lives with climate-wrecking fuels from the last century.