National peak body Australian Land Conservation Alliance announces its participation at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP28.
Noting the Government’s current ‘climate first’ approach, and in order to reinforce these mutual dependencies and solutions between nature and climate, the Government should also formally adopt a ‘nature-second’ approach in the Strategy.
Australia needs to protect another 60 million hectares to achieve its share of the global land target. It’s ambitious, but achievable – here’s how.
ALCA encourages the Western Australian Government not to introduce a Fee for Objections given the obstruction to the pursuit of the public interest it would create,
The SA Government has an opportunity to strengthen the Landscape SA Act, especially the framing of the Objects of the Act.
The NSW Government has an opportunity to strengthen the net zero target and nature-related principles in the Bill.
In a resounding call to action, leaders and representatives from the Australian 2023 Private Land Conservation Conference have delivered a Statement to Parliament, urging stronger policy measures, immediate and urgent action, and increased resourcing to combat the rate of nature loss in Australia.
The Government’s carbon market procurement efforts should be delivered to maximise public value, with the cost of abatement as a subset consideration.