National Parks hunting on hold as Game Council is reviewed

National Parks hunting on hold as Game Council is reviewed

The Greens NSW have welcomed the announcement of a review of the governance of the Game Council and the suspension of hunting in national parks, calling on the government to take the next step and suspend hunting in state forests. Greens NSW Environment spokesperson...
Greens say government poorly policing shooters

Greens say government poorly policing shooters

ABC Online reported on Monday 13 August about the lack of regulation over hunting in state forests in NSW, which, considering the staff cuts at the Office of Environment and Heritage, does not bode well for when hunting in national parks is introduced: The Greens have...
Koalas seriously endangered by State Forests in NSW

Koalas seriously endangered by State Forests in NSW

Greens NSW Forestry spokesperson David Shoebridge today presented a submission from 610 citizens of New South Wales requesting protection for the koala population in the Pine Creek State Forest as well as their surrounding lands. “These members of the community...

Primary Industries Research Staff [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 15 March 2012 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.38 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I echo the words of my colleague the Hon. Jan Barham in support of this motion. Remarkably we have...
Time running out to protect NSW state forests

Time running out to protect NSW state forests

Friends, In just over one week more than 200 people answered the call to protect state forests across NSW. With your help we can double that number. NSW State Forests are public property, but they are being woefully mismanaged by the state government. You can help...
Greens call for overhaul of Forests NSW

Greens call for overhaul of Forests NSW

Greens NSW Forestry spokesperson David Shoebridge joined Clarence Valley  Greens campaigner Janet Cavanagh to call for an overhaul of Forests NSW and their timber supply contracts to ensure the long-term sustainability of the native timber industry. These calls were...