Here is a selection of EEG’s many submissions to government processes over the years. This ‘consultation’ has become a sham which legitimises what the government planned to do all along regardless of what the public think. However, it is a good record of the issues they rarely address.

Deer management in Victoria

Sambar deer number over 1 million in Victoria. They are extremely destructive of stream sides, rainforests and understorey vegetation.
Comments on the Draft Deer Management Strategy

2nd November 2018

EEG represents 350 members and over 1000 supporters and has been active in the East Gippsland region for 35 years.

Our members have also witnessed a dramatic rise in deer numbers and have experienced the damage. We welcome a state strategy ...

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RFAs need to be terminated

EEG has submitted comments to the farcically late 5 yearly review of RFA (26 Jan 2018). We say they must be terminated.

The Regional Forest Agreements cost us $300 million dollars to pretend the forest battle had been solved by ‘balancing all values’. They have failed on almost every environmental promise, but for 20 years it has allowed the industry to log without fear of federal environmental constraints.

East ...

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EEG submission to RFA renewal plan

The RFA was designed and executed to favour unbridled and unaccountable clearfelling and burning of publicly owned native forests. Now governments want to renew this crime for another 2 decades.

 EEG has once again told the government why the RFA is really Sweet FA. As we and many others have over the last 20 ...

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