Skip to main content

You're invited to our annual gathering!

6 October, 2014
It's that time of year again – the Wilderness Society Inc is hosting its Annual General Meeting!

Protecting our World Heritage forests

29 April, 2014
World Heritage is supposed to be a great thing, right?
World Heritage listings are a cause for celebration.

Let’s leave deforestation in the past this QLD election

Page thumbnail
Queensland is in the midst of a hidden environmental crisis from deforestation. Together we can make this a central issue at the Queensland state election. We need all political parties to commit to ending this crisis with strong laws, funding support for landholders to regrow trees on their land, and encouraging a “deforestation-free” beef industry.` Deforestation – Queensland’s hidden environmental crisis

BREAKING NEWS: Chevron joins BP in withdrawing from risky drilling in the Great Australian Bight

13 October, 2017
Fantastic news. Last night, U.S. oil giant Chevron withdrew its plans to drill for oil in the pristine marine wilderness of the Great Australian Bight.

Chevron joins BP in ditching plans to drill the Great Australian Bight ABC News

Major international energy company Chevron has announced it has joined BP in abandoning plans to drill in the Great Australian Bight on South Australia's west coast.

New mineral sands province in Kimberley – fears for Bilby population

Media_release thumbnail
New mineral sands mine thin end of wedge Thousands of square kilometres of mineral sands tenements including Iluka Bilby population at risk An appeal being considered. A new mineral sands mine in the Kimberley could be the thin end of the wedge, leading to a global scale mineral sands province, according to The Wilderness Society WA.

Scientists called on to expand WA fracking inquiry

Media_release thumbnail
Independent scientists welcomed to consult the community broadly on gas fracking. Conservation groups call for the Terms of Reference of the independent fracking inquiry to be expanded to cover the cradle to grave impacts of the unconventional gas industry.