Port Augusta deserves better from Federal Government

Conservation Council of South Australia Chief Executive Tim Kelly is calling whichever party wins government in the federal election to do more to start replacing Port Augusta's coal-fired power stations with a large-scale Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) power plant with energy storage.


New plan for connecting clean energy just what SA needs

The Conservation Council South Australia welcomes The Greens' Connecting Clean Energy plan, and believes that their ideas can add value to the state's Renewable Energy Plan.


Planning for SA

South Australians are becoming increasingly fed up that their views are ignored when it comes to planning in both urban and regional South Australia. In response to community anger, the government has agreed to review its planning framework, but this is likely to be a superficial fix unless we get a groundswell of voices from the community. We want to use this key window to get some democracy back into planning. Can you support our work with a tax deductible donation?


Head in the sand budget for the environment

Today's State Budget has ignored climate change and the environment, according to the Conservation Council of South Australia, the state's peak body for conservation.
"There was nothing in today's State Budget for anyone concerned about South Australia's environment or the urgent situation we face with climate change", said Julia Winefield, Campaign Coordinator.

World Environment Day - What now for the environment in SA?

June 5 is World Environment Day and the 2013 theme is Think.Eat.Save, an anti-food waste and loss campaign. While the rest of the world is looking at ways to stop waste, the South Australian Goverment is closing down Zero Waste SA, the award winning, world leader in waste reduction, based here in South Australia.

"As the population keeps growing and our natural environments continue to decline, there has never been a more important time to prevent waste," said Julia Winefield, Campaign Coordinator of the Conservation Council SA.


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