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  • p.sinclair@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Environmental protections are not red or green tape - March 25, 2014
    Paul Sinclair

    The government's buckshot approach to deregulation puts at risk the vital protections that keep Australians safe and healthy.

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    What Abbot Point will do to the Reef - February 11, 2014
    Jamie Hanson

    Resource extractors and government want to 'compromise' over coal ports on the Great Barrier Reef. But compromise will irreversibly damage our greatest natural treasure

  • d.henry@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Beauty rich, rare and at risk - February 5, 2014
    Don Henry

    The federal government seems determined to trash Australia's reputation and disregard the international significance of World Heritage protection.

  • t.mohr@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Say goodbye to the Reef - December 12, 2013
    Tony Mohr

    Environment Minister Greg Hunt has approved the Abbot Point port, the lynchpin of a coal development that will damage the reef and lead to huge amounts of pollution.

  • d.henry@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Let the river run - March 19, 2013
    Don Henry

    It's time to raise a glass to the people up and down the Murray who worked hard to make sure enough water was returned to the river system for it to survive

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    Call that a mating ritual? THIS is a mating ritual - February 14, 2013
    Saffron Zomer

    If you thought forking out for over-priced flowers was enough to contend with on Valentines Day, spare a thought for fellow lovers in the wild, who work much harder to keep their sweethearts happy.

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    The real reason business wants to 'streamline' environmental regulation (Canberra Times) - December 7, 2012
    Charles Berger

    It’s worth asking why Australia’s top business groups were suddenly up in arms about this 'green tape'. The nominal answer, that national environmental laws are duplicative and burdensome, doesn’t hold much water.

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    Gillard's changed stance on oversight (The Canberra Times) - August 10, 2012
    Charles Berger

    Business groups have had a privileged insider's role advising COAG on environmental law reform, but not a single environment representative has been invited to participate in the process.

  • j.lanauze@acfonline.org.au's picture
    We're not after pristine wetlands, just healthy ones (The Drum) - July 17, 2012
    Jonathan La Nauze

    Australia's track record on protecting the internationally recognised wetlands of the Murray-Darling Basin is unlikely to gain praise.

  • r.talukdar@acfonline.org.au's picture
    River plan sacrifices precious wetlands (Adelaide Advertiser) - July 13, 2012
    Ruchira Talukdar

    The magnificent Coorong, one of the largest bird-breeding sites in the southern hemisphere and the home of Storm Boy, is likely to be a write-off under the present Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

  • c.smyth@acfonline.org.au's picture
    World praise for Australia's ocean care plan (Newcastle Herald) - June 18, 2012
    Chris Smyth

    Australia has taken the first big step towards effectively managing 100 per cent of our marine environment.

  • d.henry@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Meagre mark means plan needs a rethink (Adelaide Advertiser) - May 30, 2012
    Don Henry

    Federal Water Minister Tony Burke faces a tough situation as he takes possession of the Murray Darling Basin Authority's draft plan – a plan that fails to meet three quarters of the authority's own targets.

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    The Missing Budget Paper (The Punch) - May 15, 2012
    Simon O'Connor

    During the lead-up to last week’s federal budget and the reporting that followed, the overwhelming focus was on whether Labor could deliver on the surplus promise it had pledged.