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NSW Nationals plan: scrap a National Park

River red gum Murray River

IN A SHAMEFUL first, the NSW Government is moving to scrap a national park. The Nationals MP for Murray, Austin Evans, has given notice of a new bill in the Legislative Assembly. Mr Evans wants to ‘de-gazette’ the Murray Valley National Park and open up the globally significant river red gum forests

NSW Native Forests: more logging, conservation downgraded

NSW logging native forests

Liberal National Coalition’s war on native species extends to new forest rules. LATER THIS YEAR the NSW Liberal-National Government will ramp up logging and exploitation under proposed changes to the rules governing logging and exploitation of NSW State forests. The proposals will revise NSW logging laws and clearly value timber over