Queensland Conservation Council Applauds $500m for Jobs Delivering Cheaper, Cleaner Power
Posted by · 7 Sep 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE - Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) welcomes today’s announcement from the State Government of a $500million Renewable Energy Fund to invest in publicly owned renewable electricity generation.
A big step to Queensland’s future as a Renewable Superpower
Posted by · 20 Aug 2020Read More
Queensland Conservation Council and WWF-Australia have strongly welcomed today’s announcement of $145m in funding to begin the establishment of three Renewable Energy Zones in south-west, central and northern Queensland. This will provide...
Calls to Shift Queensland Hospitals to Solar and Battery Storage
Posted by Dave Copeman · 11 Aug 2020Read More
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6. QUEENSLAND’S leading health and medical bodies are calling on the Queensland Governmentto commit to installing rooftop solar and battery storage on all Queensland hospitals within thenext year. AMA Queensland,...
AEMO Pushes A Renewable Future - Queensland Government Must Act Fast To Make It A Reality
Posted by · 30 Jul 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE - Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) are the future of energy in Australia, according to the 2020 Integrated Strategic Plan released today by the Australian Energy Market Operator. The plan confirms...
Reef Assist $10m is a great start but could be expanded to 10x the size
Posted by Dave Copeman · 15 Jul 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE – Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) strongly welcomes the $10m announcement of Reef Assist stimulus to provide temporary nature-based employment in hard-hit areas and hopes this is the first step of...
Report Highlights Desperate Need For A QLD Renewables Plan
Posted by · 14 Jul 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE - New independent modelling from Australia’s largest corporate energy adviser highlights the need for the Queensland Government to plan for a smooth, well managed transition from coal to wind, solar...
Big new National Park in NSW exposes Queensland’s lost opportunities
Posted by Andrew Picone · 29 Jun 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE - The New South Wales government’s purchase of Narriearra Station for a huge new National Park in the state’s north west has shown that large scale conservation is still a...
Stimulus boost for Queensland national parks welcomed, but more needed
Posted by Larissa Cordner · 16 Jun 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE - The Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) welcomes the Palaszczuk government’s announcement to boost national park funding by $8.9m to enhance nature based tourism, while looking forward to further announcements on...
QLD civil society groups critical of proposed law that would shut down advocacy
Posted by Louise Matthiesson · 20 Jan 2020Read More
PRESS RELEASE -The Palaszczuk Government’s Bill to limit political donations and election spending will have the unintended consequence of silencing charities and community groups unless it is amended, legal, human rights and...