Andrews government’s forestry bill puts logging over liberties

Enviro & Legislation

June 9, 2022 — 5.00amThe Andrews government is proposing alarming increases to penalties for peaceful protesting and citizen science surveying in Victoria’s native forests. The Sustainable Forests Timber Amendment (Timber Harvesting Safety Zones) Bill 2022 has just been introduced to the Victorian lower house. The bill proposes doubling the penalties for non-violent direct action and…

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