09 May 17

Budget 2017: Turnbull government funds pollution over people and nature

Malcolm Turnbull’s budget puts big polluters ahead of the community and the air, water, forest and land that sustain us.

08 May 17

Big polluters should pay and the government is without a plan: Australians at odds with their government over nature

As the federal budget approaches, new polling shows the Turnbull government is out of touch with Australians on environmental issues.

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04 May 17

Correcting Adani’s response to evidence of Abbot Point pollution

Adani has today contradicted its advice to the Queensland government.

04 May 17

Adani Abbot Point coal spill: Carmichael coal mine won’t be any different

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) say a major environmental breach at the Abbot Point terminal shows Adani cannot be trusted with coal infrastructure and have called on the Queensland Government to seek the maximum penalty possible. 

02 May 17

Victorian national parks budget funding should go to establishing Great Forest National Park

Funding for Victoria’s parks, reserves and new tree plantations is welcome. The Andrews Government must also create the Great Forest National Park.

28 April 17

ENA & CSIRO embarrass PM on energy policy as gas sideshow plays on

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) says the release of the Energy Networks Australia and CSIRO energy roadmap is an embarrassing rebuke to the Turnbull government's refusal to think long term on energy and climate policy.

12 April 17

New legal advice - NAIF investment in Adani coal infrastructure likely illegal due to financial risks

The company directors of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) are likely to be in breach of their duties if they approve a loan for a controversial coal railway in Queensland, according to legal advice received by Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF).

31 March 17

Palaszczuk to put Adani before Queensland with secret water licence deal

Palaszczuk government is set to grant a water licence for Adani to suck millions of litres of groundwater for its mega-polluting Carmichael Coal Mine in secret.