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    Delivering on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan - May 13, 2014
    Jonathan La Nauze

    The Murray-Darling Basin Plan just might set our nation’s hardest working river on a sustainable course. Or it could join the list of great Australian reforms that fell over in their implementation, writes ACF's Jonathan La Nauze.

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    Will Cape York have its day in the World Heritage sun? - April 28, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    Cape York Peninsula a unique opportunity for Abbott to leave a positive World Heritage legacy — but will he take it.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Federal government fast-tracks UAE uranium deal - April 23, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The Federal Government has signed another uranium export deal with a dubious overseas partner - and without inspecting the country's facilities. We need an independent inquiry, writes Dave Sweeney.

  • 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.

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    Julie Bishop visits Hiroshima - April 11, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Uranium is not like any other mineral – and because Australia is home to around 40% of the worlds’ uranium, the decisions we make on the subject matter.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    The ERA of uranium mining is over - April 9, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The chapter is closing on uranium mining in Kakadu. It's time Rio Tinto commence a considered and comprehensive Ranger exit strategy.

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    Australia is not the world's dump - March 27, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Some bad ideas just won't die. Making Australia the world's nuclear waste dump is one of them. A new report should remind us that even the waste we store now is unsafe.

  • p.sinclair@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Environmental protections are not red or green tape - March 25, 2014
    Paul Sinclair

    The government's buckshot approach to deregulation puts at risk the vital protections that keep Australians safe and healthy.

  • a.picone@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Good environmental management is beyond politics - March 22, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    While the world watches the Abbott government attempt to log world heritage forests in Tasmania, roll back marine protection around the country and allow industry to dredge and dump in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia's brand as a beautiful natural wonderland is eroded.

     

     

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Fukushima: three years on and still no action - March 14, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The need for an independent inquiry into the effects of the uranium industry on the environment, health, safety and security is well overdue.

  • a.picone@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Promised protection eludes Cape York - March 13, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    The Queensland Government's proposed Cape York Regional Plan prioritises development over biodiversity and threatens the health of the Cape's remarkable natural and cultural assets.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Australian yellowcake caught in Russia Ukraine crossfire - March 7, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    As Russia ramps up the tension in Crimea it is time to ensure that the Red Army is not supplied with Australian yellowcake.

  • 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.