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Recently we asked people around the country to urgently contact their state environment minister and demand action to protect our clean air.

Our new report highlights the problems facing the Yarra River and call for a Yarra River Protection Act to address them.

For years, State and Federal Governments have been promising a national plan to address air pollution. A new discussion paper asks for feedback in what should be included in a Clean Air Agreement.

Giant Clam or Tridacna Gigas

Have recent events caused a change of heart in the federal government regarding environment protection? The report released today by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment show no such signs.

Our recent report has revealed that the process by which Indian corporate giant Adani was signed off as a ‘suitable operator’ for the proposed Carmichael coal mine was rushed and inadequate.

Environmental Justice Australia is now demanding that the Queensland Environment Department investigate the process.

One year on from the Hazelwood mine fire, the Latrobe Valley community are still waiting for answers on what effects the mine fire has had on their health.

Latrobe Valley community group Voices for the Valley has released a new report analysing 6,421 deaths over 10 years, showing that people in some postcodes were at much higher risk of death.

Environmental Justice Australia's investigation reveals that the Newman Government has overlooked Adani’s track record and failed to require Adani to respond to crucial issues about its environmental and legal record.

Dragonfly Water Citizenship report

The focus of this report is the involvement of the community in decision-making processes about the use, management or regulation of water resources and water ecosystems. These are community organisations with an environmental emphasis and Aboriginal community interests.

A protest against Gunns' proposed Bell Bay pulp mill, 2007. Source: Wikipedia Creative Commons

Tasmania is about to change its laws to enable large corporations to sue for defamation. We think this will have real impacts on people’s ability to participate in campaigns and protests to protect the environment.

Cattle in the high country is bad for Victoria's sensitive alpine regions

Last year, we took a court case against the former Victorian state government’s 'trial' of cattle grazing in the Alpine National Park.

Our case argues that the grazing trial is not permitted under the National Parks Act.

The case is currently listed for its final hearing in March.


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