“We are going to have 100% per cent renewable electricity. It is going to happen. The question is whether it is sooner or later” says Professor Andrew Blakers. Our March Environment Exchange was on Using Read more →
Position: Strategic Projects
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Clare is currently undertaking strategic projects with the Conservation Council after finishing as Executive Director in May 2016.
Prior to joining the Conservation Council as Executive Director in late November 2011 Clare had been undertaking consulting and contract work including with the Environmental Defender’s Office ACT, the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition and the Department of Regional Australia. She has more than 20 years experience working with environment NGOs, including Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace. Clare has also worked in Federal, State and Local government as well being on staff for a few ACT politicians.
Clare has been involved with the Conservation Council previously – including as interim director in 2003 for several months, as a Board member on several occasions, as an active participant in a Council member group – Campaign for a Nuclear Free Future – as well as cooking two World Environment Day dinners which were major fundraisers for the Council.
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Using Nature for Power – Environment Exchange 28 March
3 Apr 2017
Proposed kangaroo management changes
23 Mar 2017
Proposed kangaroo management changes The Conservator for Flora and Fauna has declared the Eastern Grey Kangaroo as a controlled native species under the Nature Conservation Act 2014 and consequently has also prepared an Eastern Grey Kangaroo: Draft Controlled Species Read more →
Yellow Box Dispatch – March 2017
10 Mar 2017
Yellow Box Dispatch — March 2017 Trees, waste, plastics, climate change The Bush Capital is a great place to be and to live so that’s why we have so many people involved in caring Read more →
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity
8 Mar 2017
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity “We literally cannot live without trees” Darren Le Roux, Environmental Project Officer, ACT Parks and Conservation Service The nomination of “Loss of Native Hollow-bearing Trees”, as a threatening process Read more →
Waste market sounding encouraging greenhouse gases?
22 Feb 2017
The ACT Government’s ‘market sounding’ on waste does not prioritise reducing waste or increasing recycling while providing support for incineration or biogas or other greenhouse gas emitting ‘energy from waste’ proposals. Energy from waste is Read more →
Joy Burch speaks on Foy proposal and resident follow up letter
20 Feb 2017
Hello Joy, I was very heartened to see you speak in the Assembly Wednesday 15 February 2017 expressing your concerns with the FOY proposal in Hume. I’m not sure how much you and your staff Read more →