Climate & Energy Justice

Star of the South captures imagination in coal rich Latrobe Valley

With Australia’s first offshore wind farm Star of the South capturing the community’s imagination, Friends of the Earth made a trip to the Latrobe Valley last week to get an update about the proposal and hear what people in the region think.
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Land & water

Outrage as the WA Government signs 20-year logging plan

WA Forest Alliance Statement: Western Australian Premier, Mark McGowan has renewed WA’s 20-year bilateral Regional Forest Agreement (RFA).
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Climate & Energy Justice

Friends of the Earth welcomes QBE’s end to coal finance

Friends of the Earth welcomes the announcement by Australia’s largest insurer, QBE, to end its support for the coal industry.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Landmark Star of the South offshore wind farm gets first tick

After months of delay by the federal Coalition, Australia’s first major offshore wind farm, the Star of the South Energy Project proposed off the South Gippsland coast, has received approval for an exploration licence.
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Land & water

PFAS legal settlement 'welcomed'

Friends of the Earth Australia has welcomed a decision yesterday to compensate Mr Eric Donaldson for pollution of groundwater used on his property, near the Army Aviation Centre at Oakey in Southern Queensland.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Climate action gains traction with new wind farm proposed for Latrobe Valley

Friends of the Earth are pleased to see an new wind farm proposed for the Latrobe Valley and say the project shows state efforts to tackle climate change are gaining momentum.
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Land & water

Rainforest illegally logged at Tonghi creek

Protected rainforest and rainforest buffers have been illegally logged by VicForests near Tonghi Creek in far East Gippsland.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Statement of support for Djap Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy

Friends of the Earth Melbourne is calling on the Victorian State Government to stop works immediately on the Western Highway expansion project, that if progressed will cause irreparable damage to aboriginal cultural sites.
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Land & water

Strzelecki Koalas Hit Hard By Bushfires

Recent Bushfires in the Strzelecki Ranges have seriously impacted on koalas of the region.
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Land & water

Response to independent review of logging regulation

Independent Review of Timber Harvesting Regulation ​joint ​​response from The Wilderness Society and Goongerah Environment Centre and Friends of the Earth.
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