Pages tagged "Rivers"
golf course to be built in very close proximity to Melbourne drinking water supply offtake
Friends of the Earth today expressed concern regarding the proposed Eastern Golf Club relocation to Yering. Eastern Golf Club at Doncaster is currently up for sale in Australia's largest golf course sale. The sale of the Doncaster course is expected to raise $110 million.
Please write a letter today outlining your concern.Read more
Take Action - Red Gum Parks in Jeopardy!
The decision to protect NSW River Red Gums is in jeopardy! Just days after the announcement of National Park protection for the globally significant Millewa Forest and other key areas, new Premier Kristina Keneally is being lobbied by the logging industry and conservative elements of her own party to reverse the decision. We need your help today...Read more
This week, support Indigenous water rights
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Last chance for NSW Red Gums - make a submission today
The NSW Natural Resources Commission (NRC) has delivered a flawed Preliminary Report into NSW red gum forests. It is now urgent that the community respond with submissions calling for Jointly Managed National Parks and an end to logging. Click the heading above to make a submission from our website todayRead more
flooding on the Yea River - what impacts on North South pipe?
The North South pipe is now laid but anti pipe sentiment remains strong in rural Victoria. Melbourne continues to have other options to meet it's water needs - the Goulburn River does not.Read more
Watershed Victoria still campaigning on the Desal plant
In recent weeks Watershed Victoria and supporters have raised the major financial backing of the desal plant in Wonthaggi by Westpac and the National Australia BankRead more
North South pipeline works completed - there still isn't any water
Friends of the Earth (FoE) has joined rural groups in expressing disappointment at the completion of the 'major works' phase of the North South pipeline.Read more
Support traditional owners and Friends of the Earth, Sunday, September 13. This will be an amazing night full of some of Melbourne's finest musical talents whilst supporting an incredible cause.Read more
Desal plant locks us into high impact water futures
The announcement by the Brumby Government of the desalination plant proponents will lock Victoria into a high emissions, high impact water future.Read more
Pipeline threatens endangered species and our struggling rivers, report says
The controversial north-south pipeline will have a devastating impact on the environment both now and in the future, a report released today by Friends of the Earth (FoE) has revealed.Read more