MEDIA: Tree-culling may have relied on out-of-date bushfire maps

MEDIA: Tree-culling may have relied on out-of-date bushfire maps

Reports continue to come in about the poor evidence relied upon for the 10/50 Clearing Code of Practice, with new information coming to light about the many flaws in the mapping that underpins the application of the code. This is yet more evidence that we should Give...
MEDIA Tree loppers touting for business under new bushfire laws

MEDIA Tree loppers touting for business under new bushfire laws

The SMH reported on the weekend about how unscrupulous tree lopping companies were already dropping leaflets across Sydney touting that the new 10/50 laws could be used to cut down trees in suburban areas. Tree lopping companies have been pamphlet dropping and...
Greens call on NSW government for tougher hunting laws

Greens call on NSW government for tougher hunting laws

Footage of the aftermath of illegal hunting activities has been released as the Greens call on the NSW government for tougher hunting laws. Six wild brumbies were shot dead within a week of the of the NSW government reopening forests to hunters. Brumbies are not...
Brumbies shot in State Forest – days after hunters let back in

Brumbies shot in State Forest – days after hunters let back in

Less than a week after amateur hunters were let back in by the NSW government, six brumbies have been illegally shot dead in Newnes State Forest. The NSW Government has recently promoted the reopening of state forests for hunting, however brumbies are not an approved...
More NSW forest being lost for ever-diminishing returns

More NSW forest being lost for ever-diminishing returns

STOP PRESS: Media attention has forced Forestry Corporation to examine their information, and we have received the following letter from them – seeking to correct their own publicly available data: Letter from Forestry Corporation re their data The amount of...
Insurance company spying on stressed cops

Insurance company spying on stressed cops

Police suffering from post-traumatic stress claim the insurance company dealing with their cases are spying on them. LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: Police officers spend their days exposed to the sorts of horror and human suffering that few of us can imagine. For some, the...
Church worked with police to sanitise abuse reports

Church worked with police to sanitise abuse reports

Documents released to NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge under FOI have revealed for the first time the informal agreements under which the Church was working with NSW police for years up until 2003 to provide edited and sanitised reports of child abuse. Watch the full...