Premier Berejiklian must defend our parks – rule out logging Murray Valley National Park

Conservation groups are calling on Premier Gladys Berejiklian to rule out opening any national parks to extractive industries.

NSW Deputy Premier and National Party leader John Barilaro has vowed to introduce legislation degazette Murray Valley National Park in the state’s Riverina region and to re-open the forests for logging. [1]

Logging industry report on Great Koala National Park ignores benefits and relies solely on industry data

Environment groups have today slammed a new logging industry report claiming dramatic losses of jobs and to the economy from the creation of the Great Koala National Park as baseless scaremongering.

Industry jobs scare campaign distracts from the real issue – protecting koalas for future generations 

The timber industry’s attempt to scare the public with claims the Great Koala National Park will harm regional economies seeks to distract from the logging that is pushing koalas closer to extinction.