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Future of Australian forests is vital to our own

Dr John Van Der Kallen, rheumatologist and member of Doctors for the Environment Australia.

Forests add value to our lives in so many ways.

They clean our air and water, promote rain formation and protect soils from salinity and erosion.

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ABC revelations highlight environmental destruction of native forest logging—that is set to dramatically worsen

Last night’s 7.30 report exposing plans to legalise ‘regeneration’ harvesting highlight how the NSW government is putting timber extraction over wildlife protection says the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA).

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National Parks Association releases economic case for change for ending native forest logging on public land

On Wednesday 20th June at 6.30pm, the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) will release an economic case for change for its Forests For All plan that seeks to end industrialised logging on public land.

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Regional Forest Agreements

Strange times for NPA and the NSW public!

Oisin Sweeney, Senior Ecologist, National Parks Association of NSW

Members and supporters have received several emails from NPA over the last couple of months on the subject of native forest logging on public land and the laws that permit it: Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs). A lot has happened recently, so it’s a good time for an update. Let’s start at the beginning.

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NSW environment groups call on Federal Labor to support NSW colleagues and oppose Coalition’s sham Regional Forest Agreement process

Environment groups in NSW have welcomed NSW Labor’s commitment[1] to no automatic rollover of Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) “until there is a proper independent scientific assessment of their outcomes, and the assumptions of the original RFAs are revisited”, and call on Shadow Environment Minister, Tony Burke, to match his State colleagues’ position.