Protecting our forests for the future

Protecting our forests for the future

Logging in the state forests has cost NSW more than $43 million over the past three years – money that would be better spent promoting tourism in the regions. Each hectare felled costs NSW taxpayers $495, with the losses in 2013-14 alone reaching almost $12...
Environmental vandalism lands Forestry Corporation a $15,000 fine

Environmental vandalism lands Forestry Corporation a $15,000 fine

Forestry Corporation has been issued a $15,000 fine from the NSW Environment Protection Agency as a result of its environmentally destructive clear-felling of Tuckers Nob State Forest on the State’s mid-north coast. The fine, while significant, is far from equal to...
Sawmill owners ‘forced’ to destroy Pilliga forest in NSW

Sawmill owners ‘forced’ to destroy Pilliga forest in NSW

After years of appalling environmental damage by Forestry Corporation, sawmillers from the Pilliga have joined with the Greens in calling for a buyout of Forestry Corporation’s unsustainable and environmentally destructive wood supply agreements. As reported by the...
Greens speak up for koalas

Greens speak up for koalas

With a decision imminent on Bellingen Council’s Koala Plan of Management, the Greens are calling for all primary koala habitat identified in the Bellingen Council Koala Habitat Study to be protected. Bellingen Council undertook to introduce a Koala Plan of Management...
EVENT ‘No Spray, No Way’ Community Forum

EVENT ‘No Spray, No Way’ Community Forum

David will be joining National Toxics Network’s Jo Immig and community spokesperson for concerned residents of Bellingen Shire Susan Weil in Bellingen on Monday 2nd March to discuss Forestry Corporation’s plans to conduct aerial spraying in the Gladstone State...