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Win for wildlife as oil and gas banned from Channel Country

Today's long-awaited decision to ban new oil and gas in the Channel Country is a huge win for the region's diverse wildlife and the future health of the Lake Eyre basin.

Conservationists have welcomed the decision by Premier Steven Miles, which follows years of opposition by Traditional Owners, graziers and environmentalists to oil and gas projects in the region.

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Breakthrough for Murray-Darling - new legislation throws rivers a lifeline after decade of neglect

The successful passage of the Restoring our Rivers Bill through the Senate heralds a breakthrough in efforts to revive Australia's largest river system to health, leading environment organisations from Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland said today.

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Qld signs up to new Murray-Darling agreement with Federal and State governments

Environment groups from across four states have welcomed progress on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, saying the new agreement has the potential to move us beyond the unworkable barriers and delay tactics of the past decade.

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