10 November 16

Paris ratification an important step

Australia has ratified the Paris Climate Agreement.

07 November 16

Leaders from business, academia, industry and the community present clean energy blueprint to federal government

Leadership Forum on Energy Transition presents clean energy blueprint to government.

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03 November 16

Hazelwood closure a fork in the road for energy policy in Australia

Latrobe Valley coal-fired power station to close in March 2017.

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.

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.