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Our Litigation Powerhouse

Jonny Korman, Dr Kylie Weston-Scheuber, and Kwabena Adjei Larbi Our crack legal team won a series of decisive legal cases in the Victorian Supreme Court in November 2022, the ultimate outcome of which has been the end of most native forest logging in our State. Environment East Gippsland, Kinglake Friends of Forests, and Gippsland Environment…

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The 2023 Federal Budget offerings for environment and climate change

“If the budget ditched the Stage 3 tax cuts, Australia could save every threatened species – and lots more” “Scientists have estimated about $1.7bn a year is needed to fix Australia’s degraded ecosystems and wild places.” “We can’t settle for a slow jog when the climate crisis calls for a sprint. Climate change is already…

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VICFORESTS IS BANKRUPT

VicForests has broken a new record – in multi-million-dollar losses. A $54 million loss was declared in its annual report tabled on 20th December 2022. Victoria has an insolvent state owned business losing $54 million of tax-payer dollars in 2021-22 – on top of almost 2 decades of annual losses, proven cases of illegal logging…

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A DEAD LO$$

Immediately ending native forest logging across Victoria’s central highlands, would generate an extra $60 million in benefits for the state this decade alone.

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Forest protectors are heroes!

Celebrate – don’t incarcerate them June 24, 2022 Across the country, extreme laws targeting the people protecting our precious forests are being introduced. In Victoria the Andrews govt is threatening to fine people who try to protect forests from bulldozers up to $21,000 or jail them for 12 months.  As well they are increasing VicForests…

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The destruction of Cabbage Tree Creek

By Peter Fisher | 1 February 2020. In late March 2022, the state government’s unstoppable new burning empire set fire to the surrounds of this tiny area of incredibly unique and ancient palms in East Gippsland. It is part of an unproven, counterproductive, baseless and destructive land management regime. Natural disaster and man-made destruction is…

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