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Dutton’s nuclear nightmare a blatant attempt to keep burning coal and gas

National environmental justice group Friends of the Earth Australia (FoE) has slammed opposition leader Peter Dutton’s release of the Coalition nuclear policy, describing it as a nuclear nightmare and a cynical ploy...

Illawarra offshore wind zone declaration good news for climate

Today the federal government officially declared the Illawarra offshore wind zone 20 kilometres off the coast of Wollongong in NSW. Environmental justice organisation Friends of the Earth welcomes the announcement, saying it's...

Building renewables to benefit nature and communities

A recent story on the ABC's Four Corners program has highlighted some of the details of who is opposing the development of renewable energy in Australia. There is very understandable opposition to...

FoE welcomes the Future Made in Australia Act

In a significant move, the federal government is today announcing that it will introduce a Future Made in Australia Act – with a focus on manufacturing of clean renewables and decarbonisation of...

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...