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2017

Chronology and Facts about Native Forest Logging on the South Coast. Harriett Swift. Chipstop. 2017

Mid term Report Card of coalition Government on the Environment. Nature Conservation Council. 03.2017.

Analysis Mid Term Report card of coalition Government on the environment. Nature Conservation Council. 03.2017.

Forests Not Woodlots Green Agenda. Margaret Blakers. 07.2017

It is Everyone's Forests Green Agenda. Dr Rosemary Beaumont. 06.2017

2016

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW endorses the Great Southern Forest proposal for the NSW and Federal Governments. See extract of Minutes. 22-23 Oct 2016.

Tree-sitters stop logging operation in south-east NSW forests. ABC. 30.11.2016

Article in Bega District News: New Solution to Conflict. Jamie Shaw. NPA. 25.11.2016

Eastern quolls breeding in Canberra for first time in 80 years. Katie Burgess. SMH. 07.07.2016

A future for native forests means leisure, not logging. Dr Oisin Sweeney, NPA. 10.06.2016

Burning ambition: Why the forestry industry needs the RET. Lorraine Bower. 05.06.2016.

Abolish Failed Forest Deals - Regional Forest Agreements Should End When They Expire if Not Before. Authorised by M. Blakers with various signatories. May, 2016.

Voices for the Earth: Report criticises RFAs. John Edwards. Daily Examiner. 16.05.2016

Murrah Flora Reserves Protect Koalas, But At What Cost? Published in National Parks Association Winter edition of Nature NSW, 2016. Dr Bronte Somerset.

Latest flora reserve saves koala at a price. Bronte Somerset. The Triangle. 04.2016

Protesters gather at Cumberland State Forest. Niki Burnside. Hills News. 21.03.2016

Logging conflict brewing again in NSW south east forests. ABC South East NSW By Bill Brown. 16.03.2016.

New flora reserves formed to save remaining south-east New South Wales koalas. Bill Brown. Harriett Swift. Chris Allen. ABC South East. 01.03.2016.

Penny Sharpe: Shadow Environment Minister visits Far South Coast. Albert McKnight. BDN. 03.02.2016

GREAT NEWS FOR GREATER GLIDERS Logging suspended in Victoria's east after reported discovery of rare 'clumsy possums'. Kellie Lazzaro and Elise Kinsella. ABC. 28.01.2016

Coalitions in conflict: Behold the great environment policy jumble! Dr Oisin Sweeney. NPA. Independent Australia. 21.01.2016

2015

Nature Conservation Council on ABC's Australia Wide. 03.09.2015

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW turns 60. Celebrate by watching this beautiful movie. 07.2015

Native forests can help hit emissions targets – if we leave them alone. The Conversation. 23.07.2015

Scientists, local conservationist oppose burning forests Narooma News. 29.06.2015.

Eastern Australia listed as global front for deforestation.World Wildlife Fund. 28.04.2015.

2014

Richard Flanagan 'ashamed to be Australian' over environmental policies. The Guardian. 15.10.2014.

2013

Heat could cause 'massive' koala decline. The Australian. 03.10.2013

Comment re Companies to get protection from activists' boycotts Prue Acton. The Australian. 23.09.2013

Mill that could have been greener on other side of politics. Phillip Thomson. Canberra Times. 27.08.2013 | Comments

List of subsidies to the forest industry refuting Tony Abbott's stated protection of taxpayers money Lateline 05.08.2013

Forest protection laws criticised Tom Arup. The Age. 31.07.2013

NSW Forestry Corporation fined The Land 25.07.2013

Profits from forests? Leave the trees standing Andrew Macintosh. Climate Spectator. | The Conversation 10.07.2013

NSW taxpayers gain from logging halt Staff reporter. Climate Carbon markets. Science and Environment. 09.07.2013.

Victorian government knowingly driving Leadbeater's Possum to extinction, say scientists Indymedia. 31.05.2013

$8 million losses expose folly of expanding native forest logging Nature Conservation Council 21.05.2013

Kelly not betting on chip mill’s future Amanda Stroud. Eden Magnet. 02.05.2013

Native forest-based bioenergy projects a climate risk: report Climate Science. 17.04.2013

Burning The Bush Isn't 'Renewable' Senator Lee Rhiannon. 08.04.2013

Observer Tree YouTube: Wildfire forces Miranda Gibson's exit from Observer Tree after 457 days. She is an environmental legend in the fight to preserve our natural heritage. Her crusade continues. 07.03.2013

Chipmill Pellet Plant Scrapped Harriett Swift. 21.02.2013

Budget estimates - Senator Lee Rhiannon questions Minister and forests department Senator Lee Rhiannon 19.02.2013

South East NSW forests flyover shows need for transition Lee Rhiannon 19.02.2013

Macdonald’s forestry agreements must be urgently reviewed David Shoebridge 13.02.2013

Australian Government response to the Climate Change Authority’s Renewable Energy Target Review Final Report 03.2013.
Recommendation: The Government should explore whether the RET eligibility for native forest wood waste is likely to increase the rate of logging of native forests. If it is not, then wood waste eligibility should be reinstated, subject to appropriate accreditation processes designed to ensure that no additional logging occurs as a result. Decision: Rejected

Native forest logging is a broken business model Forest Legacy Project from West Australian Forest Alliance. 02.2013

Yuin Bangguri (Mountain) Parks: draft plan of management Biamanga and Gulaga National Parks. Public consultation due 12.04.2013. OEH.

Greens and loggers differ over study Manjimup-Bridgetown Times 06.02.2013

Hunting for answers Ben Smyth BDN 29.01.2013

After law change, conservationist fears a shot in the park John Thistleton Canberra Times (John Perkins, Friends of Durras) 02.01.2013

2012

Victory as Ecological Internet Applauds Greenpeace's End to Greenwash of Canadian Old-Growth Logging Forests.org 06.12.2012

Human climate link firms Ben Cubby & Tom Arup. SMH. 14.07.2012

The Rise and Fail of Woodchipping in Southeast NSW Bronte Somerset. Nature NSW. Summer edition. 2012

10,000 ask Prime Minister to dump controversial reforms to environmental laws. NCC. 28.11.2012

Dead and dying: our great mammal crisis. Tim Flannery. The Age. 17.11.2012

Passionate conservationist who loved the Far South Coast. Stan Gorton. Narooma News. 14.11.2012

Why I live 60 meters up a tree Miranda Gibson. CNN. 30.10.2012

Will you help save the Environmental Defenders' Office?

A case of ‘cut staff or close’ Sarah Chenhall. Eden Magnet. 25.10.2012

Greens condemn 'mindless destruction' of koala habitat The Coffs Coast Advocate. 17.10.2012

'Appalling logging' exposed: green groups Leslie White. Weekly Times. 07.09.2012

Tasmanian Forest Carbon Study Dept. of Premier & Cabinet. 04.09.2012

Call for Koala protection in NSW The Australian 21.08.2012

Why the Madness? H Swift BDN 10.08.2012

Flavour of the Month: Koalas do eat spotted gums Alexandra Seddon, Potoroo Palace director BDN 10.08.2012

NEFA says Forests NSW lied about koalas Mick Daley Northern Rivers Echo 09.08.2012

Hiding the Truth Seán Burke, Central Tilba BDN 03.08.2012

Koala discovery puts Tanja forest logging on hold Ben Smyth BDN 31.07.2012

National Parks Assoc. Mountains2Coast Reserves Proposal Mike Thompson, NatureNet. 07.07.2012

Harvey Norman accused of selling timber from forests where koalas are threatened Frank McDonald, Environmental Editor. The IRISH TIMES 04.07.2012

Saving the Far South Coast’s koalas; impacts on logging Narooma News 16.05.2012

ForestsNSW to become a State owned corporation Dept Primary Industries 09.05.2012

A tough trading environment damages chipmill’s bottom line. Merimbula News 09.05.2012

Many predators putting vulnerable koalas at further risk Bob Brown, National Times WA. 05.05.2012

Koalas get some protection in parts of Australia MSN World News

You'd be lucky to see one: bid to protect the koala. Saffron Howden SMH 01.05.2012 | OTHER MEDIA COVERAGE

Iconic Koala Headed for Extinction Deborah Tabbart Channel 7 Sunrise 17.04.2012

Tree-top vigil highlights destruction of Tasmanian forest. Miranda Gibson hopes to bring international attention to the unprotected status of the ancient forests that are threatened by logging. The Guardian UK. 12.04.2012

Forests face the furnace Graham Lloyd, Environment editor, The Australian. 20.03.2012

Scientists warn off Oakeshott Graham Lloyd, The Australian 01.02.2012 .pdf

MPs to feel the burn Julieanne Strachan, Canberra Times 11.02.2012

Eden pellet plant still in limbo Ben Smyth Bega District News 20.01.2012

Oakeshott, Windsor biomass burner scheme Pythonesque Andrew Macintosh, Assoc.Director, ANU Centre for Climate Law and Policy 13.02.2012

Protesters vow to 'take over the world' Georgia Loney, The West Australian 11.01.2012

2011

Green groups attack logging growth David Bancroft the Daily Examiner, 29.12.2011

Native woodchipping sector in rapid decline Warrick Jordan, TWS, The Age, 29.12.2011

Logging issue divides this coastal region Christopher Knaus, Canberra Times 29.12.2011

Harvey Norman Attacked for Logging Practices Elizabeth McArthur Reportage 28.12.2011

Rule changes to ease Australia's carbon task Rosslyn Beeby, Canberra Times 01.12.2011

New Economic Incentives for the Protection of Carbon-Rich State Forests. National Environmental Law Review. Mike Thompson, NatureNet. Issue 2011:3.

Forest Update, East Gippsland 10.11.2011

Unnatural devastation Camden Courier. 19.10.2011

Destroying native forests for woodchips is all wrong The Canberra Times 17.10.2011

Small victory for Tanja protesters, Derek Schwartz, BDN 11.10.2011

Global protests against Harvey Norman's use of Australian native forest timber for furniture The Last Stand 07.10.2011

Calls for $36m for koalas' conservation The Canberra Times Rosslyn Beeby 23.09.2011

Fears for koalas as study reveals 'marked decline' The West Australian 22.09.2011

Reflex paper stripped of FSC certification Indymedia 23.08.2011

Resolution from the Forests for Climate Forum: Experts Recommend End of Australian Native Forest Logging at national Forests and Climate Forum 13.08.2011

Old-forest loss catastrophic: study Rosslyn Beeby, Canberra Times 13.08.2011

End logging to cut carbon: study Canberra Times, Rosslyn Beeby 11.08.2001

Photograph holds key for logging activists Canberra Times Henrietta Cook 05.08.2011

Forest activists blockade ‘carbon criminal’ headquarters Green Left Weekly 02.08.2011

Strzelecki koalas suffering from logging: inquiry The Australian 01.08.2011

Forests 'the key to reducing carbon emissions'. Graham Lloyd, The Australian 15.07.2011

Some Thoughts On Sino-Forest Business Insider, Money Game, John Hempton 13.06.2011

Green group campaign 'threatening timber jobs' John Ferguson, Victorian political reporter, The Australian 02.06.2011

Notification of Timber Harvesting to Bermagui residents From FNSW 27.05.2011

Fines for burning in local forestBega District News 14.06.2011

Summary of the Garnaut Review 2011

Forest peace lost in the wilderness Matthew Denholm, Tasmania correspondent The Australian 21.05.2011

Interim Report: The status, health and sustainability of the koala population Partl. of Aust - Senate 13.05.2011

Forest protests tighten woodchip pressure Graham Lloyd, Environment editor, The Australian 23.04.2011

Why Save the South East Forests?? Independent Media Centre, Jane Salmon 17.03.2011

Estimated employment associated with the Eden chipmill Contrary to recently promulgated information 06.03.2011

Response from Australian Paper to John Perkins 25.02.2011

Chained Protesters Arrested at Woodmill Daily Telegraph 21.01.11

SEFR condemns the latest in an ongoing string of illegal cutting of SE forests Independent Media Centre 20.02.2011

Big Timber Not Quite out of the Woods The Weekend Australian The Inquirer, Graham Lloyd, p.3 19-20.02.11

Link to State Election 2011 Candidates' profiles and Greens Candidate Harriett Swift's radio ads 02.2011

Unlikely Activist in Woodchips Battle The Weekend Australian The Nation, Graham Lloyd, p.9 19-20.02.11

Chipmill project needs more work say Greens Les Murphy, Merimbula News, 16.02.2011

Forests NSW accused of illegal logging Green Left, Simon Butler 13.02.2011

TV gardener Peter Cundall guilty over mill protest Daily Telegraph David Killick 11.02.2011

Council supports logging industry Bega District News 11.02.2011

New report slams Forests NSW illegal logging. Independent Media Centre Australia 08.02.2011

Lois, the local activist Justin Law, Bega District News, 04.01.11

2010

'Mountains to Coast' Corridors Abstract for NSW Coastal Volunteers Forum, Mike Thompson, 27.02.11

New National National Conservation Council forest policy: end native forest logging, with a rapid transition to plantation sourced timber Natural Advantage Platform, The Wilderness Society

Chipping Away The Age, Royce Millar and Adam Morton, 22.11.2010

Timber industry rejects national dealMatthew Denholm, Tasmania correspondent, Comment by Prue Acton The Australian 20.10.2010

Labor's forest talk is cheap: ecologist. The Age Royce Millar and Adam Morton, 13.11.2010

Timber industry rejects national deal Matthew Denholm, Tasmania correspondent, Comment by Prue Acton The Australian 20.10.2010

Tasmanian Forests Statement of Principles to Lead to an Agreement CFMEU 10.2010

Far South Coast logging contractor fined $30,150.00 and ordered to pay the Department of the Environment SEFR 10.2010

Historic deal on forests The Age, Andrew Darby, 10.2010

Prime Minister establishes Climate Change Committee 09.10 .rtf 41kb

Gunns announcement offers hope for better deal on NSW native forests Nature Conservation Council NSW 09.10

The Great Eastern Ranges Proving our biggest and best idea. Stuart Cohen 07.10

Special Report: Europe finds politics and biofuels don't mix Pete Harrison BRUSSELS | Mon Jul 5, 2010 10:01am EDT

Battle over burning forests, Paddy Manning, Brisbane Times, 06.10

Forest of Kristinas a protest saw point Daily Telegraph 06.10

Constance Says it's a 'Waste of Money' BDN 04.10

Mumbulla Logging is stopped again BDN 04.10

Proposed Eden biomass power station an environmental and climate disaster Weblink - Independent Media Centre Australia 04.10

Logging Protest Continues BDN 04.10

Dead Koala shock for visitors BDN 04.10

Koalas can be saved Deborah Tabart in BDN. Steve Strevens 03.10

Woodchip logging in the Bega River Catchment Richard Blakers 03.10

Tense stand-off over koala colony World News 03.10

The Habitat Advocate - A Habit Conservation Website

Proposed chipmill woodfired power station in the Colong Foundation bulletin. Harriett Swift. 21.10.09

Carr announces Eden forests decision. Margaret Allum, Green Left - 1998 .rtf 12kb

Koalas in the Bega Valley, J Hibberd, 02.10

Interim Koala Report NSW Dept. Environment, Climate Change & Water 02.10 b

2009

Logging Bermagui forest: the northern gateway to Bermagui and to the Coastal Wilderness region of South East Australia.

Public Forum: Forests, Climate and Woodchips: The Burning Issue, held at Twyford Hall, Merimbula on 01.09.2009. Summary of Walter Jehne's talk.

Biodiversity Summit 2009: Biodiversity for Climate Protection. Organised by Lawyers for Forests and the Green Institute. 09.2009.

Nation must embrace 'awful arithmetic' of Garnaut cuts SMH Ben Cubby 12.09

Kevin Petty's move to 'allay fears' over logging at Bermagui. Steve Strevens BDN 06.10.09

Protect and Plant Forests, An Analysis of Forestry Carbon Sequestration as a Response to Climate Change, by Prof. Brent Sohngen. Released by the Copenhagen Consensus Center, 14.08.09

Australia's Climate Action Summit: Approved Policy Recommendations on Climate Change Draft, 2.02.09

Breach Inspection Report: compiled by Tony Whan, South East Forest Rescue 11.07.09

Protect Wildlife From Logging say Chipmill Protesters. Swift and Stone 30.06.09

New Alliance Formed to Fight for Forests 02.09

Rudd ready to subsidise Gunns pulp mill Bob Brown. 06.2009

There are renewed calls to stop logging in old growth forests after new research found they could be the most valuable source of carbon in the world. ABC Radio 16.06.09 Weblink

Politicians spin on the effect of carbon dioxide on global warning is too simplistic. Walter Jehne

Jamie Durie launches Greenpeace Good Wood Guide and Joint Statement on Illegal Logging

Green Institute Update 05.06

An urgent and important message from Greens Senators about the CPRS legislation from Senator Bob Brown 04.05

New measures for the carbon pollution reduction scheme a collection of papers on the Dept. of Climate Change website

The Age: It's time to stop and get off the Gunns pulp mill merry-go-round, Bob McMahon, 08.01

Prescribed burns are prejudging the bushfire inquiry: Crikey email news, 04.09.

Update on logging activities in south coast/southern region 03.2009

Chipmill owner buys Australian paper mill: Harriett Swift 22.02

Transcript: of Fran Kelly interviewing Penny Wong, ABC Radio National. 23.03.2009.. Climate Change, Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, Nation Building and Jobs Plan, Household Energy Efficiency Measures.

Threat to wildlife may halt South Coast project, SMH 25.02, John Hibberd

Australian Forest and Climate Alliance (AFCA) - Vision and Policy Principles 01.09

2008

Report on the Moruya Forest and Climate Change Forum. CWA Hall. 29.11.2008.

Public Forums on the Role of Forests in Climate Change.

Protestors push for preservation of native forests. ABC PM. 6.11.2008 Reporter: Jayne Margetts

Australian National University Green Annual Report

Chips are down for loggers Marian Wilkinson

ActiveConservationists slam Finnish paper maker for logging 'virgin forest: Climate Ark

Country Energy Won't Buy Electricity from Eden Chipmill

Link to photographs of the aftermath of Bermagui logging Samantha Davis

Variety definitions of waste wood clouds the issue of electricity production for native forest biomass.

Forests NSW Logging of South Coast forests threatens Koala habitat and carbon storage

$1.2m Koala Recovery Program a Joke while Bermi logging continues

Police warn protestors of illegal activity during logging operations in Bermagui State Forest

Response from Minister Mcdonald to question about cancellation of RFAs


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