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Cut the crap – Environment Victoria calls on parties to get cows out of our rivers

31 October 2014

Environment Victoria will today inflate a giant cow on the banks of the Yarra to highlight the issue of cow trampling and polluting the state’s rivers and creeks.

Livestock grazing on river banks is the number one manageable impact on river health in Victoria.

Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham said today:

“You wouldn’t expect to see cows grazing on the bank of the Yarra in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s a highly inappropriate place for a cow to be."

“Yet the Napthine government just extended licensees to...


2014 Community Environmental Recognition Award Winners Announced

30 October 2014

Last night Environment Victoria held its 2014 Community Environmental Recognition Awards. The awards recognised the achievements of remarkable...


Victorian Election Environment Promise Watch Database

28 October 2014

Environment Victoria has created a new Promise Watch database to record the environment and climate change policy...


Job losses at Portland wind factory foreseeable and preventable

23 October 2014

Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham is available for comment on the job losses at Keppel Prince's Portland wind tower manufacturing facility.

Environment Victoria CEO Mark...

450 new jobs and public safety increased if candidates commit to mine rehab, new report finds


23 October 2014

450 long-lasting jobs could be created in the Latrobe Valley if...


Embarrassing retreat on VEET for Napthine Government

17 October 2014

Environment Victoria today said the successful Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme and 2000 workers in the energy savings sector have had a stay of execution with the Napthine Government failing...


Rising energy retailer complaints require action

16 October 2014

The rising rate of utilities disconnections and complaints revealed by the Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria must prompt government action to address the underlying causes of energy hardship, warns the One...


Environment Victoria response to Victorian Government’s Morwell mine fire ‘implementation and monitoring plan’

15 October 2014

Environment Victoria notes that the Victorian government has released...


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