Time the chip mill stopped leeching off the taxpayer

Time the chip mill stopped leeching off the taxpayer

Greens MP David Shoebridge and forestry campaigner Harriet Swift visited the Eden Chip Mill site on Friday 12 August to call no more government subsidies to be handed to the loss-making Eden Chip Mill, and instead invested in a sustainable transition package that...
Environmental breaches lead to call for halt to Tarkeeth logging

Environmental breaches lead to call for halt to Tarkeeth logging

Serious concerns about Forestry Corporations logging practices and potential environmental breaches should deliver a stop-work order and intervention from the Environmental Protection Agency. Though some of the logged forest is plantation, Forestry Corporation’s...
Greens Support Koala Park

Greens Support Koala Park

The Greens NSW support plans by the Western Woodlands Alliance for a Western Woodlands Koala Park to protect this iconic species in NSW. The Western Woodlands report released today shows that koalas across two thirds of NSW are facing extinction from habitat loss and...
Greens MP David Shoebridge joins protest to protect the Tarkeeth

Greens MP David Shoebridge joins protest to protect the Tarkeeth

There is a growing call for Bellingen’s beautiful Tarkeeth State Forest to be protected from Forestry Corporation, with Greens MP, Justice and Forestry Spokesperson David Shoebridge joining out the front of Parliament with environmental activists protesting today....
The weakest link in Parliamentary accountability

The weakest link in Parliamentary accountability

Questions on notice and questions on the floor of Parliament are an important accountability measure for the Government, yet it seems increasingly that Ministers are not taking them seriously, and even actively avoiding providing information. Where information is...
8 long years of logging

8 long years of logging

Aerial shots of Glenbog State Forest tracked through GoogleMaps show the extent of the devastation from NSW Forestry Corporation’s native forest logging. Glenbog provides important habitat for many animals, including a large number of bare nosed wombats. In 2014 it...