New moves on Koala protection – but Berejiklian government must do more

The NSW government’s new koala policy released today very partially improves protection of this iconic species but must go further, environmentalists said today.  

Sydney's Koalas - last chance as election looms

As the political parties battle for western Sydney seats with promises of new national koala parks - 20 environment and animal welfare groups have called on western Sydney state and federal MPs to take action to save Sydney’s koalas by ensuring Koala habitat and corridors are safeguarded before planned massive residential subdivisions.  

Are Solar Subsidies Fair?

The boom in rooftop solar is changing the grid, raising technical and equity concerns. Total Environment Centre and Renew have released a discussion paper on the implications for Australia.

Will Gladys Save Sydney's Koalas?

Total Environment Centre gave provisional support today for the NSW state government’s recently announced $20 million private land purchase program which is intended to preserve critical koala habitat.  

Ian Kiernan: heroic, determined, inspiring

The passing of Ian Kiernan is a great loss to the Australian community.

Game Of Throwns

The launch of a stunning new waste-awareness project, WASTE NOT Mash It Up! takes place in Sydney Olympic Park next week on Tuesday September 4th at the climax of the annual Youth Eco Summit.

Teen Trashionistas Make Waste a Winner

Two post-apocalyptic catwalk parades of trashion couture made a huge impact on hundreds of students from around Sydney, and impressed the judging panel drawn from across the environment campaigning and fashion sectors, at the WASTE NOT - Mash It Up!  Launch at Sydney Olympic Park during the annual Youth Eco Summit on September 4th. 

Council Offsets Koalas For Cash

Unmitigated bush clearing is being green-washed with a conservation “offset” on Campbelltown Council’s watch at the Council owned Noorumba Nature Reserve, said Total Environment Centre today. It represents a serious threat to the already endangered local koala population.


While the NSW government’s 5 million tree plan for Sydney is a step in the right direction – it won’t achieve its 40% canopy target unless existing trees on private and public land are protected, Total Environment Centre said today.

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