• NSW’s war on wildlife

    Euan Ritchie     |      September 18, 2021

    A new code which allows rural landholders in NSW to clear up to 25 metres of land outside their property boundary will be devastating for the wildlife that live or migrate there.

  • Australia’s silent spring

    Martine Maron     |      October 30, 2019

    Vast areas of native Australian vegetation continue to be cleared for our cities, farms and infrastructure, threatening once common birds as well as the endangered species protected, to some extent, by legislation.

  • Queensland’s land clearing policy backfires

    Open Forum     |      December 2, 2018

    Australia has some of the highest rates of private land deforestation in the world, and policies designed to prevent the destruction of remnant natural vegetation may even be making it worse.