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You're invited to our annual gathering!

6 October, 2014
It's that time of year again – the Wilderness Society Inc is hosting its Annual General Meeting!

Wilderness Society Inc Annual General Meeting 2014

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Karstens – Level 8, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne

Protecting our World Heritage forests

29 April, 2014
World Heritage is supposed to be a great thing, right?
World Heritage listings are a cause for celebration.

Defeat for Tasmanian Government's plan to recommence logging ABC News

The bill would have allowed logging in 356,000 hectares of forests two years earlier than a moratorium would have allowed.

Rejection of divisive forest legislation welcome—proper protection needed

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A Legislative Council rejection of the Hodgman Government’s chaotic and divisive legislation to log high conservation value forest reserves is a welcome step, but in no way delivers a resolution to the issue of forest conservation in Tasmania, The Wilderness Society said in response to the seven-to-five vote for common sense.

The Tasmanian Wilderness: Honouring Commitments to Protect Wilderness

21 June, 2017
The Wilderness Society is again attending the meeting of the World Heritage Committee and will present a paper on the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage (TWWHA) Management Plan to an internationa

The battle over Tasmania's $30m salmon farm The Guardian

More than 1,000 people, spread across 300 boats, protested against the shallow-water fish farm at Okehampton Bay.

Nitens solution welcome, Hodgman should reconsider FT plantation sale for native forest logging subsidy

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The confirmation today that a solution has finally been found for how to process and market nitens plantation logs into construction and appearance-grade sawn timber is welcome, and should prompt a rethink of the Hodgman Government’s plans to flog-off Forestry Tasmania’s (FT) nitens plantation estate to subsidise ongoing native forest logging.