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100 Days till Victorian election: parties on notice to protect the environment

21 August 2014
The state’s leading environmental voice, Environment Victoria, has today called for all political parties to make clear their environmental policies ahead of the coming state election – to be held in 100 days time.

“The environmental clock is ticking loud for Victoria’s politicians and political hopefuls”, said Mark Wakeham, CEO of Environment Victoria.

“All those with ambitions for office at this election need to understand that while our environment might not vote, it certainly counts. Regardless of who wins the election we will be working to make sure the environment doesn’t lose.”



Social, environment sector welcome State Opposition support for VEET

8 August 2014

Victoria’s peak social justice and environmental organisations have welcomed the State Opposition’s statements in Parliament yesterday in support of the Victorian Energy Efficiency...


Energy Brix Power station closure heralds beginning of the end for oldest and dirtiest power stations 

29 July 2014

Environment Victoria has today described the closure of the Energy Brix power station in the Latrobe Valley as the beginning of the end for Victoria’s...


SCAA welcomes broad based support for Anglesea coal plant closure

18 July 2014

Anglesea based community group Surf Coast Air Action (SCAA) has welcomed the support of Doctors for the Environment Australia, GetUp!, Environment Victoria, Friends of the Earth, Surf Coast Energy...


Repeal of carbon laws a windfall for big polluters and a blow for a safe climate

17 July 2014

The Federal Government’s repeal of Australia’s carbon laws is poor policy, short-sighted and protects vested interests ahead of Australia’s national interest...


Napthine Government goes to water on environmental levy

25 June 2014

The Napthine Government has failed to spend a dedicated environmental levy on its proper purpose of river protection and restoration, says a...


New research finds Victoria’s future economic strength lies in protecting natural assets

19 June 2014

Victoria could create 225,000 new jobs and boost economic activity in key sectors by 22 per cent over the coming 15 years through protecting the state’s natural...


Environment Victoria condemns reckless plans for coal export industry

16 June 2014

Environment Victoria has today condemned the Napthine and Abbott Government’s reckless and short-sighted decision to develop a coal export industry in Victoria.



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