Planned funding cuts to Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

One of the first actions of the new Australian Parliament last week was the introduction of the Omnibus Bill; a suite of policy measures aiming to save $6 billion. One of the savings measures is to strip the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) of $1.3 billion of its funding. NQCC doesn’t think that this is a good idea. Let us explain why… Continue reading “Planned funding cuts to Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)”

Local candidates to explain their environmental policies

UnknownNQCC is hosting Environment and the Election forums in two of our local electorates as follows:

  • Townsville
    Tuesday 20 January at 7pm
    Townsville Yacht Club, 1 Plume Street, City
  • Mundingburra
    Wednesday 21 January at 7pm
    Jubilee Bowls Club, 13 Burdekin Street, Mundingburra

Your chance to find out where the pollies stand on important environmental issues: Candidates for the seats of Townsville and Mundingburra will explain their environmental policies and answer questions from the audience. Events are free and everyone is welcome. Click on the links to visit our Facebook events pages and join the event/s of your choice. (Please note that a similar forum planned for Thuringowa has been cancelled.)