Death by a thousand cuts: out of control deforestation risks wildlife extinction in Queensland
Posted by Natalie Frost · 29 Sep 2022Read More
A joint Queensland Conservation Council and Wilderness Society investigation found over 3700ha of legal land clearing of potential threatened species habitat in a Consolidated Pastures property, called Wrotham Park. As covered by...
Large handback welcomed as Queensland returns Jardine River National Park to First Nations ownership
Posted by Queensland Conservation Council · 7 Sep 2022Read More
The Queensland Conservation Council, today welcomed the handback of the Jardine River and Denham Group National Parks as well as part of Jardine River and Heathlands Departmental and Special Purpose Reserves to...
Will the 10 year energy plan meet AEMO’s coal closure timeline revealed today?
Posted by Queensland Conservation Council · 31 Aug 2022Read More
MEDIA RELEASE - QUEENSLAND CONSERVATION COUNCIL Dave Copeman Mob:0408 841 595 Will the 10 year energy plan meet AEMO’s coal closure timeline revealed today? A report released today by Energy &...
Millmerran Power proposes coal mine expansion, extending station lifespan
Posted by Queensland Conservation Council · 19 Aug 2022Read More
Millmerran Power is pursuing EPBC approval to expand its Western Queensland coal mine and prolong the life of its coal power station to 2056, just days after the landmark inclusion of emissions...
Purified Recycled Water is the right choice for South East Queensland
Posted by Queensland Conservation Council · 17 Aug 2022Read More
Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) joins with scientists and Queensland’s Water Minister in supporting the move to use purified recycled water (PRW) to bolster SEQ’s potable water supply.
Palmer power station "may not be in the public interest”, says Environment Department
Posted by Queensland Conservation Council · 9 Aug 2022Read More
Clive Palmer’s controversial plan for a massive new coal-fired power station in central Queensland may face fresh challenges, with the state’s Department of Environment and Science concerned that the project approval "may...
Rejection of Clive Palmer mine a win for the Great Barrier Reef
Posted by Anthony Gough · 4 Aug 2022Read More
Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has demonstrated her commitment to the environment with today's announcement that she is proposing to reject Clive Palmer's Central Queensland Coal Mine, proposed for the Styx valley between...
Qld energy planning lagging dangerously behind National roadmap
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 30 Jun 2022Read More
The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 20 year energy roadmap released today forecasts renewable energy will meet 83% of national demand by 2031 and Queensland’s coal fired power fleet should begin retiring...
Win for nature in Queensland Budget as $300m committed to national park growth & management
Posted by Jon Ferguson · 21 Jun 2022Read More
The Queensland Conservation Council and the Pew Charitable Trusts today welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s $300 million investment in strengthening Queensland’s national parks. The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Queensland Manager Andrew Picone said investments...