Latest environment protection News

Coffs Harbour City Council statement
Environment winner from momentous second Energy Ministers meeting
August standing committee meetings
Savanna burning under Australia’s carbon credit scheme is harming human health
Bushfire affected species listed as threatened
EPA fines Mt Cottrell company over silence and smell
Bushfire effected species listed as threatened
EPA holds snap dairy inspections
Flood debris cleared in Ukerebagh Nature Reserve
Varroa tracing confirms additional detections
Further detections of Varroa mite as surveillance continues
Flood clean-up program extended to assist private land holders
More than $780,000 in Aboriginal land clean up funding
Educational video to help community ‘sort scrap’
Fireball in night brings criminal conviction for Lillimur man
Road Closure – Unsealed Section of Wolgan Road 27 July
Fine for Melbourne Regional Landfill
Dunheved Industrial Estate targeted in joint compliance blitz
Rehabilitation works to begin at former Violet Town Landfill site
EPA fines East Gippsland Water over wastewater discharge
EPA guide helps prevent truck fires
NSW EPA partnership to curb single use plastics
Flood recovery programs extended
Mining is playing its part to protect Australia’s environment
Little Pheasant Creek dairy discharge leads to fine
EPBC Act in need of fundamental and incremental reform
State of Environment Report chance to protect animals and humans from climate change and pollution
State of Environment report paints dire picture of climate inaction
Time to turn tide on ocean health after dire environment report released
Expert Commentary: State of Environment 2021
Worksafe Victoria Board Chair
Dedicated office of Water at forefront of water initiatives in ACT
Reminder to maintain wastewater systems
Forestry Corporation faces $18 million in fines for destroying koala habitat, giant trees and hollow-bearing trees
EPA fines noisy pub that wouldnt listen
EPA launches another FCNSW prosecution for alleged forestry breaches near Coffs Harbour
Compliance blitz sets sights on polluting building sites
Fire and rescue drones driving clean-up
Waste not, want not – Dubbo leads Circular economy for solar panels
Road Closure – Unsealed Section of Wolgan Road
Southern Cross partners with EPA for plastic-free future
$50,000 fine for Moorebank recycler
2022 Mahla Pearlman Australian Young Environmental Lawyer of Year
EPA targets noisy vehicles
Flood recovery task force mobilised
Shellharbour Residents Encouraged to “Scrap Together”
New sustainable initiative to reduce food waste and single-use plastic to be trialed
Straws exempted from plastics ban for medical and disability use