As Western Australia’s peak environmental group we represent tens of thousands of individual supporters and over 100 Member Groups with diverse interests across the state.

We inspire people to work together, to value and protect nature and to build sustainable communities that can support future generations as well as our own.

We work directly with community groups, government, media, industry, and political parties.

Through advocacy, research, policy development, partnerships and community engagement, we help create a sustainable future that all Western Australians can look forward to.

From the rugged far north of the Kimberley, to the green forested South West and our amazing coastline and unique marine life, CCWA speaks for the protection and conservation of all nature in Western Australia.

From the protection of natural areas and wildlife to building sustainable communities; our work leaves an enduring legacy for future generations.


Roe 8 revelations must be investigated by a Royal Commission

The Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) and community groups opposed to the Roe 8 Highway have re-stated their call for a Royal Commission into the project, following revelations that Barnett Ministers were advised against clearing at the Beeliar Wetlands prior to work beginning.

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Environmental issues decisive in election: must form major part of McGowan’s fresh approach

WA’s peak conservation group has congratulated Labor Leader Mark McGowan and his team for the election result on Saturday, which was helped by major environmental campaigns and broad community sentiment against the Barnett Government on a range of environmental issues.

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Scorecard: Where the parties stand on the environment

On Saturday, the way we vote will have a much bigger impact on our environment and our future than most people realise.

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Days away from a state election and light years away from federal responsibility

Monday 6 March 2017 

Media Release

National and state environment groups have described the recent federal conditional approval of the Mulga Rock uranium project in West Australia as irresponsible fast-tracking.

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