Victoria’s stunning native forests should be protected for future generations, and the many threatened native animals that call our forests home.
Our forests provide us with clean air and water, store enormous amounts of carbon and underpin many local communities who rely on tourism to boost their economies.
But the shocking reality is that the Andrews Labor Government continues to log and burn our native forests to supply mills with logs for woodchips.
If that’s not bad enough, threatened species like the Leadbeater’s Possum and the Greater Glider are heading further towards extinction every single day that our native forests are destroyed because Labor refuses to stop native forest logging.
We know Victorians are horrified at this destruction, and that’s why we’ve got a plan to protect our forests.
We will protect our magnificent forests and transition our timber supply to sustainable plantation timber.
We will create a future for our threatened native animals, and make sure future generations will continue to know the Leadbeater’s Possum and the Greater Glider.
The Greens plan to Protect our Forests will:
- Create the Great Forest National Park and Emerald Link
- End logging of native forests while making sure that people working in the timber industry can transition
- Transition native forest logging to sustainable plantations.
- Grow employment in tourism and forest restoration, to make sure our forests have a secure future for many generations to come.
For more on our campaign to Protect our Forests visit the website: https://protectourforests.org.au/