Updated: April 09, 2013
New South Wales
New South Wales Updates
- Coal seam gas exposed, but NSW still at risk - April 05, 2013
- The Score - NSW Government Mid-Term Environment Report Card - March 26, 2013
- We have a Basin Plan. But is it a plan for the future? - March 21, 2013
- Murray Darling Basin Plan now a reality - March 18, 2013
Recently, the ABC’s Four Corners exposed the coal seam gas risks, the rush, the lack of science and the industry pressure from coal seam gas company Santos to drill and frack without time for proper environmental assessments. The program focused on QLD, but Santos are also getting away with dodgy approvals and putting our land and water at risk in NSW.
The Wilderness Society, along with other leading NSW conservation groups released The Score, a mid-term report card that details the many ways the O’Farrell Government is failing the environment.
Diane Bell is a renowned academic and a member of the Wilderness Society's South Australian Committee of Management. Here, she offers her analysis of the Murray Darling Basin Plan to date.
The Plan to restore the Murray Darling Basin to health will become reality today. The disallowance period has expired and Federal Water Minister, Tony Burke, will announce its commencement when Parliament rises.
New South Wales Events
- Sydney Wilderness Action Group
- Get Involved - NSW
The Wilderness Action Group (WAG) is a wonderful team of people of all ages and backgrounds who care passionately about our natural environment - and are prepared to stand up and do something about conserving it. Everything we do is focused towards helping to achieve Wilderness Society campaign wins, and getting involved is also a great way to meet like-minded people whilst taking part in creative and meaningful activities.
Every campaign, every action, every effort to protect our beautiful natural heritage depends on the contribution of community volunteers. That’s why we value, so highly, the time and energy of people who share our passion.