Tag Archives | Forestry

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 Forest. WHEN: Monday 2nd March, 6.30-8.30PM. WHERE: Bellingen Uniting Church, Hyde St Bellingen WHAT: Will have a discussion on: the chemicals proposed […]

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Greens Back Koala National Park, But Koalas Need Protection Across The State

Greens NSW MP and Spokesperson for the Environment, Dr Mehreen Faruqi has backed the proposed Koala National Park on the Mid-North Coast but called for a more holistic approach to protecting koalas across the state. Greens Forestry Spokesperson, David Shoebridge MLC, has also highlighted Labor’s role in removing koala habitat on the State’s mid north coast […]

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Glenbog State Forest [Speech]

This speech was given on 14/10/2014. You can read the original contribution here Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [10.36 p.m.]: Yesterday morning I visited Glenbog State Forest in the south of New South Wales to join local wildlife carers and forestry protectors to examine the impact of recent logging operations on the forest and in particular on […]

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Native Species Protection in Logging Areas [Question Time]

This question was asked on 14/10/2014. You can see the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is directed to the Hon. Duncan Gay, representing the Minister for Primary Industries. Noting the destruction of wombat burrows in Glenbog State Forest as a result of forestry operations earlier this year that resulted in […]

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Wombats, Logging and Glenbog State Forest

In August this year a number of wombats were buried alive in their burrows during logging at Glenbog State Forest. When the Minister for Primary Industries was asked by David in Budget Estimates about these destructive logging operations her response was evasive and utterly without concern for the plight of these native animals. David has […]

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Careless killing of wombats in Glenbog State Forest

David used Budget Estimates this week to question the Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson about the cruel destruction of wombat burrows in Glenbog State Forest. When Minister Hodgkinson was asked about the mindless destruction that occurred during the logging operations, destruction that resulted in a number of wombats being buried alive, her response was […]

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Inquiry into the EPA an opportunity for the environment

On the 19 June 2014 the NSW Legislative Council supported a motion proposed by Luke Foley, amended by David Shoebridge for an “Inquiry into the performance of the NSW Environment Protection Authority“. The terms of reference for the inquiry are below. David’s amendment to the terms of reference means the inquiry is specifically tasked with […]

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