Updated: February 26, 2013
- Historic Tasmanian Forest Agreement legislation passed - April 30, 2013
- The Tasmanian Forest Agreement: your questions answered - April 30, 2013
- Upper House makes big changes to Forest Agreement - April 18, 2013
- Forest stoush helps Abbott - February 28, 2013
After decades of conflict between forestry and conservation groups, a real path forward to the formal protection of new national parks and reserves in Tasmania has now been realised.
Debate on the legislation to implement the Tasmanian Forests Agreement – one of the final hurdles to secure historic protection for Tasmania’s forests - concluded yesterday with the Tasmanian Upper House adding amendments that significantly change the structure and delivery of the agreement.
The Tarkine wilderness in northwest Tasmania has become a trigger for an escalating war of words between Labor and the Greens. This war will have only one winner: Tony Abbott. Our National Director, Lyndon Schneiders, shares his opinion on the state of play.