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16 August 2016

 

Northern Rivers Councils slam Premier Baird’s proposed biodiversity and tree-clearing laws

Northern Rivers Regional Organisation of Councils (NOROC), the peak body for the region’s local government organisations, has made a damning appraisal of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and land-clearing laws.

16 August 2016

 

Hunter councils slam Premier Baird’s proposed biodiversity and tree-clearing laws

Hunter Councils Inc., the peak body for the region’s local government organisations, has made a damning appraisal of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and land-clearing laws.

16 August 2016

 

Local councils slam Premier Baird’s proposed biodiversity laws

Local councils across NSW have given a damning appraisals of the Baird government’s proposed new biodiversity and land-clearing laws.

 
 
 
 
 

3 August, 2016

 

Governments sits idle in the face of rampant illegal land clearing, new figures show

Almost 60% of all the land clearing that occurred in NSW over a three-year period was “unexplained”, latest government figures reveal. [1]

28 June 2016

 

NSW Farmers also reject Baird’s biodiversity laws as unworkable

The Baird Government should scrap its flawed biodiversity laws after the NSW Farmers today declared its opposition to the package.

24 June 2016

 

Rally calls for Mike Baird to stop developers, agribusiness dictating environment policy

More than 400 people rallied outside Premier Mike Baird’s electorate office in Manly today demanding the Premier take back control of the state’s environmental policy from the big agribusiness, developers and the National Party and withdraw the flawed biodiversity laws package now on public exhibition.

 
 
 
 
 

22 June 2016

 

Last chance to have your say on changes to the state’s new land clearing laws

People have only four working days left to have their say on the Baird government’s new package of biodiversity laws. Public submissions on the proposals close next Tuesday, June 28, following a brief eight-weeks public exhibition period.

16 June 2016

 

Solitary Islands Marine Park to lose 75% of beach and headland marine sanctuaries

Highly protected ocean beach and headland areas in sanctuary zones in the Solitary Islands Marine Park will be slashed by up to 75% under plans being considered by the Baird government, a new analysis by the Nature Conservation Council has found.

15 June 2016

 

5000 submissions call for a marine park for Sydney

The Sydney community has strongly backed a marine park for Sydney, with about 5,000 submissions supporting the initiative as part of the NSW Government’s Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Assessment. [1]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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