Mine rehabilitation overhaul needed to avoid a massive toxic legacy

14 June 16

A new report highlights systemic and structural failures in the regulation of mine closure and rehabilitation in Australia and recommends the federal government set up a national inquiry to avoid the fading mining boom leaving behind a massive toxic legacy.

Are Australians really prepared to let the Great Barrier Reef die?

14 June 16

Dodging the issue on the Great Barrier Reef

13 June 16

The Coalition’s pledge of $1 billion over 10 years – with funding taken from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s $10 billion special account – to improve water quality and support clean energy projects in the reef catchment region dodges the really big threat to the reef: climate change.


Undermining the future

11 June 16

Jack Green, McArthur River

10 June 16

Marine commitments are good news for Australia’s ocean life

09 June 16

Australia’s comprehensive national network of marine reserves which was established in 2012 – then suspended by the Abbott Government in 2013 – will be reinstated in full if Labor wins next month’s federal election.

The environment is not merely for state governments

09 June 16

ACF National Agenda 2016 – Our choice

07 June 16