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DCAN participated in campaigns to end native forest logging in Victoria
This campaign focuses on increasing and sustaining tree canopy cover in Adelaide, partly focusing on the climate change adaptation benefits of tree coverage.
Secured a ban on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, preventing up to 46 million cubic metres of dredge spoil being dumped in the Reef’s waters
For more than a century, dumping huge amounts of dredge spoil in Reef waters was the norm, but the joint WWF/Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) Fight for the Reef campaign helped inspire a global campaign that nally ended this outdated and damaging practice.
Secured $180 million in Federal Government funding to expand the National Reserve System, Australia’s network of parks, reserves and other protected areas.