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Australian Government Abandons Carbon Price

Despite polling consistently showing that a vast majority of Australian want action on climate change (a recent Roy Morgan poll shows 87% support for…

Queensland to open another coal fired power station

Stanwell Power Corporation, a State-owned utility, that used to own wind farms and be a leader in emission reductions, is now re-opening its…

Could you go without one coffee every week?

Every donation helps us to campaign for a better future for the Queensland environment. With a State election coming up in the next 12 months, every…

1600 more reasons for a Plastic Bag Free Queensland

With the Draft Queensland Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy (2014-24) out for public comment until today (30 May), over 1600…

Budget Cuts Will Damage Our Environment

The Federal Governments budget will undermine efforts to rehabilitate the environment by the thousands of volunteers who care about our land, rivers…

QLD Government Approves More Threats to the Reef

Yesterday (08 May 2014) the Queensland Coordinator General approved the giant Adani Carmichael coal mine with stringent environmental conditions.…

Federal Budget must phase out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Queensland Conservation has long argued that subsidies for coal, oil and gas development must be phased out. This position is consistent with the…

Dam – Government in denial

The State Government announced on Wednesday that it is investigating building up to eight new dams and raising the Wivenhoe Dam wall by 8m in a move…

Queensland Government in denial on a changing climate

According to today's release of the 5th International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the planet is on track for a 4 degree rise in global…

The State Government does not understand the meaning of “prosperity”

Yesterday’s Queensland Planning Forum raised a range of issues about the State Governments proposed Planning for Queensland’s Development Bill…

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