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Turnbull can reverse the unpopular attacks on environment and community groups

21 September 2015
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has an opportunity to steer a new course of working with Australia’s not-for-profit and charity sector rather than working against it, said the Australian Conservation Foundation and Environment Victoria in a joint statement today.
“Some of Australia’s most important environmental outcomes – protecting places like the Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu and the Kimberley – have only been achieved when Australia’s conservation organisations have informed the community and advocated for the protection of these great national assets,...

Murray River "hard hat mentality" has to end

27 August 2015
Environment Victoria has criticised state and federal water ministers over their “hard hat mentality” to the Murray-Darling Basin, labelling infrastructure...

Increased energy efficiency targets create green jobs, lower energy bills

25 August 2015

Environment Victoria has today welcomed the increased Victorian Energy Efficiency Targets announced by Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio.



Andrews Government green energy contracts provide welcome boost for Victoria's wind industry

21 August 2015

Environment Victoria has welcomed today's announcement that the Andrews Government will use its purchasing power to...


Anglesea coal mine closure plans unveiled under Freedom of Information


19 August 2015

Alcoa’s rehabilitation plans for the Anglesea coal mine and power station, which were obtained following a Freedom of Information request, have been...


Abbott Government climate targets reckless and illogical


11 August 2015

Environment Victoria has today described the Abbott Government’s proposed emissions reduction target of 26% by 2030 (from 2005 levels) as reported in the The...


President Obama's rules on coal-fired power stations show Victoria how to lead


4 August 2015

Environment Victoria welcomes new moves by President Obama in the US to limit the carbon pollution from the country’s coal-fired power...


New climate change report outlines the task for Andrews Government


23 July 2015

Victoria could be a leader on climate change and renewable energy but is...

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