Manyana Conservation Fund launches to save unburnt land

Manyana Matters Environmental Association (MMEA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Manyana Conservation Fund, managed by the charity partner for Australia’s National Parks, the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW). It is a significant step forward for the community…

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No plan for climate change in updated Reef 2050 Plan

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) says the updated Reef 2050 Plan released yesterday contains no new action to tackle the threat of climate change, despite accepting that global warming is the biggest threat to our Great Barrier Reef. The updated plan…

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New report shows Australia can halve its plastic pollution

Phasing out cigarette filters, microbeads and most types of disposable plastic foodware and containers would help halve the amount of plastic pollution flowing into Australia’s environment, according to a new report. The report commissioned by WWF-Australia and prepared by Boston Consulting Group (BCG)…

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Mental health support for asylum seekers in regional Victoria

Not-for-profit organisation Cabrini Outreach will expand its specialist mental health services to regional Victoria in response to increasing need during the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with local support agencies and GP clinics, Cabrini Outreach will expand its services to people seeking asylum…

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