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Napthine government misused funds designed to protect Victoria’s rivers and creeks

18 September 2014

Environment Victoria has today demanded answers from the Napthine Government who have failed to spend a key environmental levy implemented to protect rivers and farm lands on the projects it was designed for.

Juliet Le Feuvre, Healthy Rivers Campaigner at Environment Victoria said today’s DEPI annual report shows that the Napthine government has misused the funds designed to protect Victoria’s precious rivers and creeks.

“The government has increased its spending on inappropriate projects and has not spent the money as it’s legally obliged to. The losers here are our rivers and...


Environment Victoria urges Russell Northe to make Victoria “open for business” to renewable energy

17 September 2014

Environment Victoria says it welcomes comments from Victorian Energy Minister Russell Northe, who this morning rejected Federal Treasurer Joe...


Closure of coal-fired power stations is a question of ‘when’ not ‘if' in face of oversupply says Environment Victoria

9 September 2014

Following comments this morning by Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane, Environment Victoria is calling for the Federal...


Hazelwood inquiry a good foundation for reform but rehabilitation work needs to be accelerated

3 September 2014

Environment Victoria welcomes the release of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry report, and urges the government to implement the Board’s recommendations as well...


Dirty Politics hurts Clean Energy

1 September 2014

The Victorian Coalition Government's systematic campaign against renewable energy has cost Victoria investment, employment and revenue according to Sun Blocks and Wind Breaks, a report released today by Environment...


Warburton Review escalates Abbott Government’s attacks on clean energy. Key election promise broken if recommendations adopted

Thursday, 28 August 2014  

Environment Victoria has today dismissed the Warburton review of the renewable energy...


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...

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...


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