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Leaked documents shows CALM lied to Minister - RFA credibility irretrievably damaged

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The Wilderness Society today called on Environment Minister, Cheryl Edwardes, to place an immediate moratorium on the further logging of Hilliger forest and initiate an inquiry after a leaked document revealed that CALM have deliberately misled the Minister on the conservation value of this old growth jarrah forest.
 
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Kakadu blockade: Police to clear Jabiluka protest site

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Senior Northern Territory police, along with the Darwin based Tactical Response Team, have given Jabiluka Blockade protesters 24 hours to clear the site, beginning this morning. The police informed protesters they will be subject to arrest and their materials will be confiscated if they remain at the site.
 
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Women against woodchipping

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Women Stand Up for the Forests in RallyThe Wilderness Society is today holding a "Women Against Woodchipping" rally and march in Hobart at Parliament House Lawns. Attention is being focused on the Labor Party to highlight their pro-woodchipping stance.
 
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Stakeholders present Minister with concerns over Regional Forest Agreement

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A delegation from 12 major forest stakeholders met yesterday (Wednesday)with the Minister for the Environment to state their strong dissatisfactionwith the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) process and to present five keyissues they wish to have resolved before the release of the RFA 'PublicConsultation' Paper - expected within two weeks.
 
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Hinchinbrook Senate Inquiry given go ahead: immediate stop work imperative

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The Wilderness Society today congratulated the Senate on its decision to instigate an inquiry into the Port Hinchinbrook development. "Finally here is a chance for the details of the approval and management of this disastrous development to come to light. We are convinced that as the development is investigated it will become clear that the Commonwealth has abrogated its World Heritage responsibilities to the Queensland government and this has had disastrous effects.
 

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