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Last Thursday, October 13 in Sydney the public gallery in the lower house of NSW parliament was packed with citizens hoping to hear their representatives support the community’s calls for an end to the logging of our public native forests.
Yesterday in Sydney the public gallery in the NSW lower house of parliament was packed with citizens hoping to hear their representatives support the community's calls for an end to the logging of our public native forests.
NSW Greens MP Sue Higginson says the NSW Government response to the 21 thousand signatories on a petition to end native forest logging has failed to recognise the considered calls for a transition plan that makes economic and ecological sense.
Sitting 20 metres high amongst the canopy of Ellis State Forest this morning, a community member has stopped all machinery from operating by attaching a tree-sit to the equipment in the logging area, putting a halt to works for today.
Yesterday NSW Forestry Corporation was fined $135,600 fine for destroying high use koala habitat on the NSW North Coast, dating back to 2018, and then ordered to pay $150,000 of the Environment Protection Authority’s legal costs.
The NSW government extended the agreements to supply wood from NSW State Forests which North East Forest Alliance has called ‘an act of gross irresponsibility'.
Activists from The Bob Brown Foundation have today immobilised all logging machinery ripping into ancient native forests in the Wentworth Hills area of Tasmania’s Central Plateau. This protest follows on from a week of protests in the same forest last month, which saw four protesters arrested.
The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.