mining

Greenpeace demands details on Carmichael loophole

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Minister asked to reveal who wrote the conditions for approval of Adani's Carmichael mine after revelations they can be changed by the coal company.

The Environmental Impact of Mining in the Galilee Basin

Monday, 18 May 2015

The Guardian's environmental jouralist Oliver Milman spent a week in western-regional Queensland to conduct research for an interactive microsite detailing the effects the proposed Galilee basin development could have on the environment.

Program Manager - Sustainable Agriculture, WWF-Australia

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

As part of the Market Transformation team at WWF, the role develops and implements the market transformation strategy in agriculture, including partnerships, multi-stakeholder initiatives and associated production standards, public policy reform, consumer education, producer engagement, and research. A key focus of the position is on reducing water pollution from beef and sugarcane production in the catchments that feed into the Great Barrier Reef.

Location: Sydney, NSW.
Working hours: Full Time (2 year contract).
Salary: Conservation Level 8.
Applications close: Friday, 30 January 2015.
Click here for more info.

GBR-mining-news

Biggest coal mine approved

Monday, 28 July 2014

A huge new coal mine – the largest in Australia – in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, was approved by the federal government today.

Community Organiser - NCC of NSW

Friday, 27 June 2014

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC of NSW) seeks a dedicated staff member for their coal and gas campaigns. You would work with our members, supporters and the broader community on the Central Coast to build support for environmentally and socially responsible public policy in relation to mining and gas. Recruiting and supervising volunteers, you'd also collaborate with associated members and work actively to expand and engage a network of supporters and campaign partners.

Location: Central coast, NSW.
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 pa. plus super.
Applications close: 8 July, 2014.
Click here for more info.

Clive & Al to the rescue

Thursday, 26 June 2014

After meeting with Al Gore yesterday, Clive Palmer unexpectedly backed a new Emissions Trading Scheme.

Tarkine-story

The tangible Tarkine

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Hear Dylan Wood's inspirational story about his efforts to save the precious wilderness in Tasmania from open-cut mining.

crawfordfund

Bread from stones- a conference on food security

25 - 28 August, 2013

The Crawford Fund is teaming up with the Africa-Australia Research Forum this August to examine ways in which poor and rural communities (particularly in developing countries) can be lifted out of poverty. The annual conference on food security will explore ways in which positive, sustainable outcomes may be gained from primary industries such as agriculture and mining.

Where: Perth, Australia (Various locations)
When: Sun 25 - Wed 28 August, 2013.
Cost: Dependent upon seminar/s attended.
For more information on registration and pricing click here.

James Price Point

Woodside abandons James Point Project

Friday, 12 April 2013

Woodside has decided to not go ahead with the controversial James Price Point project.

Mining-tax-story

Instant expert: Mining Resources Tax

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Digging up the facts of a minerals resources tax.

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