Hazelwood closure: common questions answered

Why is it closing? What do unions say? What does the energy industry say? We answer some of the most common questions.

Most rental properties are pretty inefficient, which means renters are missing out on the benefits of lower bills and healthier living conditions. That’s unfair – and it’s adding to climate pollution. The solution is minimum standards for rental houses.

Hazelwood, located in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, is Australia's oldest and dirtiest coal-burning power station. Environment Victoria has been campaigning to replace Hazelwood with clean energy like wind and solar since the mid-2000s.

Australia is facing an extinction crisis. We already have the worst extinction rate in the world for mammals, and other groups of animals are not far behind. Help strengthen the laws that protect Victoria's vulnerable animals and plants.

We’re a community of people working together for Victoria’s environment and future. Join us!

Our Campaigns

Safe
Climate
Shifting from old, dirty fuels to clean energy
Act Now
Healthy
Rivers
Looking after our precious rivers and wetlands
Act Now
Sustainable
Living
Making our homes and communities smarter and more efficient
Act Now

 

The Latest

Like us on Facebook

Get our updates

Join a community of people caring for our environment.