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Greenpeace says good riddance to an environmental vandal as Mineral Council’s CEO...

Press release | 21 September, 2017 at 17:38

September 22, 2017: Another climate change denier will leave the public debate with the announcement of the resignation next month by Brendan Pearson from his position as Chief Executive of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).

Australians send messages of peace to Julie Bishop as she refuses to join the...

Press release | 20 September, 2017 at 10:16

September 21 - More than 100 paper doves bearing messages to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop have dotted the lawn overlooking the Opera House at Sydney’s Botanical Gardens.

Australian government defying the will of 72 percent of voters by refusing to sign...

Press release | 18 September, 2017 at 11:20

September 19, 2017: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is set to ignore the wishes of a clear majority of Australians by refusing to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Pricewaterhousecoopers leaves climate commitments on the night table to get into bed...

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 10:16

September 13, 2017: Pyjama-clad Greenpeace activists representing Pricewaterhousecoopers Australia (PwC) and the Minerals Council have cosied up in a bed at the consulting firm’s Sydney office to highlight the awkward relationship between the two.

New NAIF revelations show inquiry must be uncompromising in holding board to account

Press release | 12 September, 2017 at 9:14

September 13, 2017: Two new potential cases of conflict of interest within the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) revealed by documents leaked to media are a clear indication something has gone badly wrong in “Canavan’s slush fund”.

WA ban the bag and leave NSW and Victoria looking foolish

Press release | 11 September, 2017 at 16:14

September 12, 2017: Today’s move by the WA Premier to ban single-use bags highlights how out-of-touch the governments of NSW and Victoria are in being last to act despite overwhelming public support for action to reduce plastic waste.

Coal slush fund will be redesigned to be even slushier

Press release | 6 September, 2017 at 10:50

September 7, 2017: Barnaby Joyce’s declaration that the government is “redesigning the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF)” so it can use $5 billion in taxpayer funds to better serve mining interests is a slap in the face to millions of...

Coal slush fund will be redesigned to be even slushier

Press release | 6 September, 2017 at 10:50

September 7, 2017: Barnaby Joyce’s declaration that the government is “redesigning the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF)” so it can use $5 billion in taxpayer funds to better serve mining interests is a slap in the face to millions of...

CSIRO quietly funding climate denier super-lobbyists, the Minerals Council of Australia

Press release | 5 September, 2017 at 12:36

CSIRO quietly funding climate denier super-lobbyists, the Minerals Council of Australia

Left behind on plastic: stalling states an embarrassment to voters

Press release | 5 September, 2017 at 11:42

September 6, 2017: Queensland’s Parliament has shamed the Premiers of NSW and Victoria by taking decisive action to limit plastic waste by passing a ban on single-use bags and a drinks container refund scheme into law.

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