The Australian Greens have slammed the WA Government for environmentally approving the Beelair Wetlands section of the Roe 8 freight highway, pointing out that no amount of so-called protection could safe-guard against slamming a multi-lane freight freeway through such a unique and significant area.
The Climate Change Authority has today released its final recommendations for Australia's post-2020 carbon pollution reduction targets, confirming the earlier draft targets that CCA says Australia should take to the UN climate conference in Paris later this year.
Nick McKim MP | Greens Parks spokesperson
The United Nations has humiliated the state government by slapping down its plans to log and mine inside the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA).
Liberals must accept UN’s rejection of Tasmanian World Heritage Area plans
The Greens have welcomed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s rejection of plans for the Tasmanian World Heritage Area.
“Like the World Heritage Committee, we know that no amount of mining or logging is ever good for our ancient native forests,” said the Australian Greens spokesperson for forests Senator Janet Rice.
"I'm very concerned that the Government is going ahead now with the roll out of this their work for the dole program in remote communities, I think they are making a big mistake in pressing forward with the program when it is clear it isn't ready.