VicForests cleared on claims

December 8, 2010 – BY ADAM MORTON  http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/vicforests-cleared-on-claims-20101207-18odq.html THE Victorian government’s timber arm, VicForests, has been cleared of allegations it illegally logged old-growth forest and increased...

Chipping away

Royce Millar and Adam Morton – November 22, 2010 http://www.theage.com.au/national/chipping-away-20101121-182ku.html BOB Brown could have scripted John Brumby’s passionate address to an adoring anti-logging rally in Treasury Gardens in 1995. ”An end...

VicForests faces the axe

Leslie White |  November 17, 2010 http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/article/2010/11/17/261211_politics-news.html A RE-ELECTED Labor Government in Victoria would scrap government native forest logging agency VicForests. A new agency which would consider “water,...

Coalition’s forest vow slammed

Adam Morton – November 3, 2010 http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/state-election-2010/coalitions-forest-vow-slammed-20101102-17ceg.html ENVIRONMENT groups have attacked the opposition’s forestry policy, accusing it of planning to intensify logging to a rate...

CFMEU declares forests war is over

Matthew Franklin, Chief political correspondent –  The Australian – October 23, 2010 12:00AM http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/cfmeu-declares-forests-war-is-over/story-fn59niix-1225942469608 THE union representing forestry workers has...