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.

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.

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.

Protecting WA's Environment is Protecting Our Future Forum

Political candidates in the Western Australian election will be given the opportunity to speak to their environmental policy at a forum to be held on the 2nd of March at Perth Town Hall.

Tim Winton calls on Western Australians to vote for a Frack Free Future

Iconic multi-award winning Western Australian author Tim Winton has joined with Frack Free Future to highlight the risks of gas fracking in the lead up to the State election.

Liberal’s cynical attack on WA renewable energy will backfire with voters

Western Australia’s peak environment group has warned that the Liberal party’s attack on renewable energy - involving full page ads in community newspapers and ‘robo-calls’ to voters in marginal seats - is a cynical and desperate campaign tactic that will backfire on the party.

Expert forum to explore potential for WA Renewable Energy Transition

The RenewWA alliance, Conservation Council of WA, and Curtin University will hold a public forum this evening with international renewable energy and new industry development expert Professor Peter Droege, to discuss the potential for Western Australia and the town of Collie to transition from reliance on coal and gas towards a renewable energy future.

Health academic warns of fracking’s impact on public health in WA

An internationally renowned health academic is to argue for a cessation of the unconventional gas and fracking industry until risks to public health and environment can be proven not to occur. 

West Australians to be denied new jobs and cheaper, cleaner power without Renewable Energy Target

Households and businesses will be denied the benefits of cheaper and cleaner electricity, and the State will miss out on new jobs and investment if the next State Government does not introduce a Renewable Energy Target, according to the State’s peak environment group.