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  • Qld govt gives OK to Carmichael coal mine; ACF Federal Court challenge still pending - February 2, 2016

    Queensland’s Palaszczuk Labor government has failed the public and the environment by granting state environmental authority for Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

  • Budget a chance to start on Paris commitment - January 27, 2016

    This year’s Federal Budget will need to reveal a shift in financial priorities in order for Australia to start addressing commitments made at the UN climate talks in Paris in December, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

  • Trees cool cities - January 19, 2016

    Environment and Cities Minister Greg Hunt’s plan to increase tree cover in Australian cities to offset the impact of heatwaves and improve human health and quality of life is a welcome step towards making cities better places to live, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.