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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.

Atmospheric shift

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

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.

  • Riverdance - April 8, 2014

    Following the songlines of the Murray-Darling you find journeys of connection and transformation, guided by the insights of Indigenous knowledge holders.

  • WA Senate could decide the fate of our environment - March 19, 2014

    The Senators that Western Australians elect could decide the fate of our environment. Voting for nature could save it.

  • Meat Free Week: eat less, care more, feel good. - March 17, 2014

    The water and pollution impacts of meat consumption are undeniably significant. Eating a little less meat, can make a big difference.

  • Ten reasons why we need more contact with nature - February 26, 2014

    Acclaimed author and the dynamo behind the new nature movement, Richard Louv gives us ten reasons why we need more contact with nature.

  • Wild about nature - February 23, 2014

    The dramatic benefits of nature on our wellbeing do not stop at the view. ACF's social & cultural change manager Angela Rutter goes for a walk into our wild nature.

  • 'It's been hot before': faulty logic skews the climate debate - February 21, 2014

    It is greatly concerning that Australian policy and the climate debate is being dictated by science-distorting false logic.