News & media
News & features
Understating our environment
- September 30, 2014
The federal government's plan to weaken our national environment laws will put Australia’s unique wildlife and special places at the mercy of state governments’ development agendas.
Why Australia’s biggest energy companies are after our RET
- September 5, 2014
Origin, AGL and EnergyAustralia stand to make a lot of money from burning coal and there is only one reason for their opposition to the RET – the company bottom line.
Step by step, conservative forces move to silence NGOs' voices
- September 5, 2014
Twelve months into the Abbott government, conservative forces are mounting a new push focused on silencing climate change debate and protecting corporations.
Priorities for Queensland: a healthy environment, not massive coal mines
- July 30, 2014
Greg Hunt’s approval of Australia’s largest coal mine in the Galilee Basin has created headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons.
- July 3, 2014
It's been a huge year for climate and we have reached a critical point. If the government won't take action against big polluters, we will.
Professor Ian Lowe retires as ACF President
- July 1, 2014
After three terms leading ACF as President, we thank Ian Lowe for his enormous contribution.
Palm G'ore: What does it all mean?
- June 26, 2014
Clive Palmer's announcement that there would be proposed amendments to the nation’s carbon price was confusing. Perhaps a small primer is in order.
Billions axed in clean energy: renewable target is next
- May 16, 2014
There are billions of dollars of broken promises in the Abbott government’s first budget for low-emission and renewable energy programs.
Budget 2014: what to watch for
- May 13, 2014
With the budget yet again upon us, we need to think about what the government's choices indicate about its priorities for our natural life support systems.
Returning to Earth
- May 7, 2014
Like parasitites we suck the earth dry, giving nothing back. It’s time we approach nature through the lens of connectivity and start paying attention to the health of our host.