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  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Australians are not "for coal" - April 15, 2014
    dugald murray

    Australians are cottoning on to the games played by big miners and it turns out that no matter which way you spin it, they just don’t like coal all that much.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Drought: no amount of assistance can fix a land turned permanently to dust - February 26, 2014
    dugald murray

    Droughts are set to be more frequent, longer and more severe. By not pursuing action on climate change, the government is failing farmers.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    How to revive manufacturing in Australia? Renewables! - February 14, 2014
    dugald murray

    Getting behind renewable energy industries has the potential to revive Australia's manufacturing sector, writes ACF's Dugald Murray.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    A renewables revolution can revive manufacturing - February 13, 2014
    dugald murray

    With Australian car manufacturing in terminal decline, the government needs to establish new industries to fill the void. Renewable energy is an opportunity going begging, writes ACF’s Dugald Murray.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Cattle belong in paddocks, not national parks - February 7, 2014
    dugald murray

    The debate around high grazing in Victoria continues for only one reason - and that's because it has the potential to determine the next state election.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Farmers taken for ride on climate - January 24, 2014
    dugald murray

    Climate change, left unaddressed, is presenting a risk that will outpace adaptation by even the most well-resourced and innovative farmers.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Waging war on the environment does not make sense - December 20, 2013
    dugald murray

    After just 100 days in government, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has waged a war on environmental programs.

  • d.murray@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Abbott could learn a thing or two from Howard - December 19, 2013
    dugald murray

    John Howard combined populism with serious policymaking, and left an impressive environmental legacy. 

  • j.abrahams@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Green infrastructure: thinking bigger and smarter about our future - November 12, 2013
    Jess Abrahams

    Tony Abbott's infrastructure vision needs a rethink if we want our life support systems not to be overrun.

  • c.berger@acfonline.org.au's picture
    No time for slash-and-burn approach to regulation - September 26, 2013
    Charles Berger

    For the past three years, the question of how to streamline project approval processes has dominated conservation policy debates.

     

  • b.parris@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Coalition climate figures don’t add up - September 2, 2013
    Brett Parris

    The Coalition have announced A$7.5 billion in planned budget savings from scrapping key elements of the Government’s Clean Energy Future package, writes Brett Parris.

  • d.henry@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Looking for a better life, not just wealth - September 2, 2013
    Don Henry

    In his inaugural address in 1961, John F. Kennedy famously called on Americans to ''ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country''. The leaders of Australia's major political parties, on the other hand, appear to be appealing directly to our self-interest.

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    Lost in the federal election zoo - August 20, 2013
    Paul Sinclair

    It's like the economy and the environment are being kept in separate cages of a zoo in this year's election, says ACF's Director of Environmental Campaigns, Paul Sinclair.