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Logging of old-growth forests should stop, Victorian environment department says

Court hears department and VicForests have not protected minimum area of old-growth forest required by law in East Gippsland

  • Lisa Cox
  • The Guardian

Logging in old-growth forests in Victoria should cease, according to testimony from the Victorian environment department in a court battle over logging in East Gippsland.

The Fauna and Flora Research Collective is pursuing VicForests and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in the supreme court.

The not-for-profit research collective claims the department and VicForests have not protected the…

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