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From Gippsland to the Illawarra regional communities gather to say Yes to renewables, community power, climate action

MEDIA RELEASE 04.02.24 Before the first Parliament sitting week of the year, regional communities have gathered around the country sending a strong message that Australians support renewable energy, and want to see...

Woodside asks for more government subsidies

Reports that Woodside is lobbying the government for more taxpayer subsidies to extract fossil fuels are deeply troubling.  

Report: Offshore Gas Industry Deceiving Public

A new international report by an independent energy think tank says energy industry shareholders, the public and governments are effectively being deceived by an offshore gas and oil industry keen to cover...

Clive Palmer owned Waratah Coal’s Coal Fired Power Station is Refused

Big Big News! Today Minister for State Development Steven Miles refused the development application of Waratah Coal Pty Ltd’s planned coal fired power station for Queensland, following in the heels of the...

Press release: COP28 outcome undermined by dangerous distractions and lack of finance

Wednesday 13 December 2023, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – The COP28 outcome fails key tests on the fast, fair, funded and full phase-out of fossil fuels that the world needs now to...

WA lets Santos dump oil platform

  Santos says it will ‘dispose’ of thousands of tonnes of perfectly good steel. The WA State Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Energy, Hydrogen Industry and Industrial Relations, Bill Johnston, should urgently...

Keeping an eye on the COP 28 negotiations

As the 28th Conference of Parties (COP) on the climate crisis approaches, concerns are mounting about the influence of greenwashing and watering down of commitments by the fossil fuel industry. Here are...

Albanese gov to rapidly expand investment scheme for clean energy projects

In a major development, the federal government has announced it will underwrite the costs of building 9GW of storage and 23GW of renewable generation. Federal energy minister Chris Bowen has used the...

ESSO dumps ‘rigs to reef’ option

Huge win for the environment Friends of the Earth Australia (FoEA) is congratulating Esso Australia for saying it has rejected the idea of dumping retired oil and gas platforms into the ocean...

Prime Minister Albanese must abandon SA nuclear waste dump

Media Release ‒ Friends of the Earth Australia ‒ 18 July 2023 The Federal Court has today quashed the declaration of a proposed nuclear waste dump site near Kimba in SA, citing...