NSW Forests Under Threat

Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) are agreements between the Australian Government and four state governments under the Commonwealth Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002 (RFA Act) Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOAs) set the rules for how forestry operations can be carried out on State forests and Crown timber lands in NSW. A new Coastal IFOA came in to effect on 16 November 2018 and covers forests along the eastern seaboard of NSW. Ecosure strongly rejects the IFOA remake as it is incompatible with sustainable forest management and will have long term negative impacts on our ecology, water and landscapes. It should be…

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