After a month of protest, logging has been halted and the machines have left Newry State Forest in what Gumbaynggirr custodian Sandy Greenwood described as a “historic moment”. Jim McIlroy reports.
Sandy Jarrett Greenwood
Activists protested outside state Parliament House on June 17 demanding an immediate halt to the logging of New South Wales native forests, reports Rachel Evans.
First Nations leaders and environmental activists who stopped logging operations in Victoria and New South Wales in early June said the continent’s environmental crimes can be traced back to colonisation. Traditional Custodians must lead the way on forest management, writes Kim Croxford.
Gumbaynggirr custodians are claiming a hard-fought victory by stopping the NSW Forestry Corporation from logging cultural sites in the Nambucca State Forest, reports Kerry Smith.