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Federal energy plan shows Turnbull has completely caved in to climate deniers

Press release | 16 October, 2017 at 11:12

October 17, 2017: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new energy plan shows he has completely caved in to the extreme demands of the radical climate deniers in his party.

Coal delivery dumped at CommBank’s Sydney head office

Press release | 15 October, 2017 at 9:11

Monday 16th Oct, 2017: A group of people, including a number from coal-affected communities have today delivered a load of coal to the front of the Commonwealth Bank’s Harbour Street office in Sydney in order to highlight the consequences of...

Pacific Islanders crowdfunding to call out hypocrisy at UN climate meeting in Germany

Press release | 12 October, 2017 at 13:21

Pacific Islanders crowdfunding to call out hypocrisy at UN climate meeting in Germany

Huge win for Southern Australia as one of the world’s biggest polluters abandons...

Press release | 12 October, 2017 at 7:49

October 13, 2017: Greenpeace says the time has come for Norwegian oil company Statoil to “Gå hjem” (go home) too as Chevron follow BP in abandoning plans to drill in the Great Australian Bight, leaving Statoil as the last desperate oil major...

‘Slush fund’ shows its true colours in taxpayer-funded handout to oil and gas

Press release | 9 October, 2017 at 10:37

October 10, 2017: A handout to the oil and gas industry by the board of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has today confirmed they are a fossil fuel slush fund set up to funnel money into dying industries.

Greenpeace says good riddance to an environmental vandal as Mineral Council’s CEO...

Press release | 21 September, 2017 at 17:38

September 22, 2017: Another climate change denier will leave the public debate with the announcement of the resignation next month by Brendan Pearson from his position as Chief Executive of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).

Australian government defying the will of 72 percent of voters by refusing to sign...

Press release | 18 September, 2017 at 11:20

September 19, 2017: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is set to ignore the wishes of a clear majority of Australians by refusing to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Pricewaterhousecoopers leaves climate commitments on the night table to get into bed...

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 10:16

September 13, 2017: Pyjama-clad Greenpeace activists representing Pricewaterhousecoopers Australia (PwC) and the Minerals Council have cosied up in a bed at the consulting firm’s Sydney office to highlight the awkward relationship between the two.

New NAIF revelations show inquiry must be uncompromising in holding board to account

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 9:14

September 13, 2017: Two new potential cases of conflict of interest within the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) revealed by documents leaked to media are a clear indication something has gone badly wrong in “Canavan’s slush fund”.

WA ban the bag and leave NSW and Victoria looking foolish

Press release | 11 September, 2017 at 16:14

September 12, 2017: Today’s move by the WA Premier to ban single-use bags highlights how out-of-touch the governments of NSW and Victoria are in being last to act despite overwhelming public support for action to reduce plastic waste.

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