Cape York clearing threatens tourism icons

10 June 15

Denuded landscapes threaten biodiversity, writes Andrew Picone

Australians, unlike their politicians, care about the environment

05 June 15

On World Environment Day ACF's CEO Kelly O'Shanassy says politicians need to start acting in the interests of the people they represent

Climate must be a factor in assessing coal mine 'benefits'

01 June 15

Tony Abbott was in Townsville recently exhorting the region's business community to develop a plan for a coal fired power station, one that could be paid for through the $5 billion subsidised loan facility set aside in the recent Federal Budget, writes Matthew Rose

Tony Abbott standing in the way of renewable energy jobs

20 May 15

THE closure of the Anglesea coal-fired power plant is a sign of the times we are living in, writes Victoria Mckenzie-McHarg

No yellow cake for India

18 May 15

The Federal parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties moves to Melbourne this week taking evidence from groups concerned about security, safety and environmental impacts, writes Dave Sweeney

New infrastructure fund for northern Australia could become ‘Dirty Energy Finance Corp’

13 May 15

By ACF's Tristan Knowles

Changes to Aboriginal Heritage Act threaten Aboriginal sacred sites in WA

12 May 15

Ancient Indigenous rock art on the Burrup Peninsula in WA has been de-registered it as a sacred site, writes Wade Freeman

Undoing Newman’s legacy of destruction

01 May 15

Palaszczuk needs to move fast to undo Newman’s destructive legacy in north Queensland forests, writes the Australian Conservation Foundation’s Andrew Picone