The Australian Conservation Foundation is Australia's national environment organisation. We are more than half a million people who speak out show up and act for a world where people and nature thrive.
We are proudly independent, non-partisan and funded by donations from Australians.
A handful of people formed the Australian Conservation Foundation 50 years ago when oil drilling and mining first threatened the Great Barrier Reef. Since then, the ACF community has protected the places Australians love – like the reef, the Kimberley, the Daintree, Kakadu and Fraser Island.
Over 50 years, ACF and our community have had some incredible wins. We advocated against polluting projects like the Jabiluka uranium lease. We won World Heritage listing for the Reef and Kakadu. We protected places we all love, like the Franklin River, Antarctica and the Murray-Darling. We stood with Traditional Owners to hand back country and farmers to pioneer Landcare. We won billions for clean energy and led Australia's biggest climate march, helping to win a global pollution agreement.
Imagine a world where water flows clean. Where everyone shares abundant energy from the sun and wind. A world where forests, rivers, people, oceans and wildlife thrive – a tomorrow even more beautiful than today.
This is the world that we can see. This is the world that we’re creating.