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Strong support for phasing out polluting coal plants in Victoria’s key marginal seats​

28 June 2016


Three of Victoria’s most marginal federal electorates are on a knife-edge, with voters in all three seats showing strong support for government to start retiring coal-burning power stations, according to polling commissioned by Environment Victoria and conducted by ReachTEL.
Over 600 voters were polled in each of the Victorian electorates of Deakin (around Ringwood), Dunkley (around Frankston) and Corangamite (covering southern Geelong and western districts), covering climate and energy issues.
Polling summary:

  • Around two thirds of voters think governments...

Andrews Government delivers major boost to Victoria’s clean energy industry

15 June 2016


Environment Victoria has strongly welcomed Victoria’s new clean energy targets,...


Victoria commits to zero climate pollution, now time to get on with the job

9 June 2016


Environment Victoria welcomes the Andrews Government’s plans to strengthen Victoria’s Climate Change Act, and urges the Premier to make a fast...


Election scorecard: Coalition ‘out of touch’ and isolated on climate change

8 June 2016


A new election scorecard of the major parties, released by Environment Victoria today, has...


Urgent need for Engie and Victorian government to work together on Hazelwood closure

26 May 2016

Following ...


New Promise Watch site tracks the parties’ environment commitments​

18 May 2016


As the federal Environment Minister and Shadow Environment Minister prepare for a debate at the National Press Club today, Environment Victoria...


Coalition climate policy missing key plank, report highlights

17 May 2016


A new analysis of Australia’s rapidly changing energy market confirms that governments must develop plans to phase out coal-burning power stations,...


Polls show voters demand election action on global warming: volunteers take it to the streets to talk climate

16 May 2016


Environment groups representing more than 1.5 million Australians will be campaigning together this election in an...


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