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  • Concrete and steel can’t replace real water in rivers - August 27, 2015

    Expectations that it’s possible to reduce the amount of water returned to the environment by 500 gigalitres or more under Murray-Darling Basin Plan adjustment measures could soon be dashed when the plans are subjected to rigorous scientific analysis, the Australian Conservation Foundation warned today.

  • Conservation leaders, lawyers say no to Abbott and Brandis' attempt to trash environment law - August 19, 2015

    Leaders of peak conservation organisations and the legal team for Mackay Conservation Group's successful challenge to Adani's Carmichael coal mine today joined forces to condemn the Federal Government's latest plans to gut Australia's environmental protections.

  • An attempt to strip communities of right to defend nature - August 18, 2015

    The Australian Conservation Foundation understands the Abbott government intends to repeal a section of the national environment law relating to who can bring legal challenges to commercial projects like coal mines.