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

Energy white paper further proof government has its head in the sand

13 April 15

The Federal government's Energy White Paper released by Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane, is a massive missed opportunity that will lock Australia into old, polluting technology at the very time we need to be incentivising renewables, writes Tristan Knowles

Paradigm shift: Giving nature back the value it deserves

27 March 15

Our Great Barrier Reef, our national parks, our World Heritage sites are all written into the Australian identity. They are an integral part of who we are.

Australia and India face a graver test than cricket

26 March 15

Against the backdrop of Australia and India squaring up in the World Cup cricket, the two nations now face a test with much graver consequences, write Dave Sweeney and Jim Green

Don’t close the door on Indigenous opportunities on country

24 March 15

There has been much talk about the cold hard costs of maintaining remote Aboriginal communities but little air time given to the opportunities, employment options and services that these provide our wider nation, writes Wade Freeman

Big polluters report - Dirtiest players must reform

19 March 15

While the Prime Minister believes ‘coal is good for humanity’, his views will be challenged as the world prepares for crucial UN climate talks in Paris later this year, writes ACF president Geoff Cousins