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Lets tell the NSW EPA its time to clean up Vales Point power station

Lets tell the NSW EPA its time to clean up Vales Point power station

The figures are out and once again it’s clear that coal-fired power is bad for our health.  According to the National Pollutant Inventory, Delta Electricity reported that Vales Point power station increased dangerous PM2.5 pollution by an extraordinary 181...

Have your say on national environment laws

Have your say on national environment laws

We are in the midst of a pollution and extinction crisis and this summer’s catastrophic bushfires have shown us what the future looks like without urgent action.  It’s clear that our current environment laws are broken and tinkering around the edges with piecemeal...

Make a submission to the NSW Air Pollution Inquiry

Make a submission to the NSW Air Pollution Inquiry

This summer, millions of people were exposed to toxic bushfire smoke for weeks, fueled by climate change that could very well worsen in the years to come if we don’t take action. Seeing Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney on the world’s most polluted cities list put air...

NSW Air Pollution Inquiry: Have Your Say

NSW Air Pollution Inquiry: Have Your Say

This summer, millions of people were exposed to toxic bushfire smoke for weeks on end, fueled by climate change that could very well worsen in the years to come if we don’t take action. Seeing Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney on the world’s most polluted cities list,...

Have your say: Yarra Strategic Plan

Have your say: Yarra Strategic Plan

The Yarra River – Birrarung – is the lifeblood of Victoria. Flowing 242 kilometres from the Yarra Ranges, all the way through greater Melbourne and into the Port Phillip Bay – Birrarung is a vital source of nourishment for so many Victorians. Despite this, the Yarra...

NSW Coal Ash Inquiry: Have your say

NSW Coal Ash Inquiry: Have your say

In October 2019, the NSW government announced a Parliamentary Inquiry into toxic coal ash waste. Government Inquiries are an essential first step in understanding the health and environmental impacts of this enormous toxic waste issue and the solutions required to fix...

Call for stronger air pollution standards to protect our health

Call for stronger air pollution standards to protect our health

Right now, coal-fired power stations and motor vehicles are pumping out dangerous levels of nitrogen and sulfur dioxide. More than 3000 Australians die every year from exposure to air pollution. Thousands more suffer serious health issues like stroke, lung cancer and...

Have your say on our rivers and waterways

Have your say on our rivers and waterways

Water is our lifeblood but weak laws and mismanagement have left our rivers drying up and choking on pollution. This month, the Victorian government is seeking input from the community on several vital issues concerning water use and rivers in Victoria. It’s critical...

Have your say on Victoria’s new pollution control laws

Have your say on Victoria’s new pollution control laws

Victoria's new pollution control laws - the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2017 - will come into force on 1 July next year. The Victorian EPA and the Department of Land Environment Water and Planning have been hard at work developing the detail of the new...

Call for stronger protections for our threatened wildlife

Call for stronger protections for our threatened wildlife

We’re lucky to live in a country filled with the most beautiful and unique wildlife in the world. But we are in the midst of an extinction crisis and we’re losing precious wildlife at an alarming rate. After losing an estimated one billion animals in the bushfires,...

Call for a Parliamentary Inquiry into toxic coal ash waste

Call for a Parliamentary Inquiry into toxic coal ash waste

Coal-fired power has long been associated with air pollution and climate change. But coal-fired power stations produce another insidious waste problem, hidden in plain sight. When coal is burnt to make electricity, it produces tens of thousands of tonnes of toxic coal...

Have your say on national pollution standards

Have your say on national pollution standards

We have a rare opportunity to strengthen air pollution standards in Australia. This year, state and territory environment ministers are reviewing outdated national standards for some of the worst air pollutants, including toxic pollutants from coal-fired power...

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