The Nationals and timber towns call to arms

Timber communities have vowed to fight back against Daniel Andrews’ policy to shut Victoria’s sustainable native timber industry. A round table forum held in Heyfield attended by community members, harvesters, industry groups, local Councillors and Gippsland’s state and federal MPs strongly rejected the Andrews Government’s native timber transition plan. Shadow Assistant Minister for Public Land…

Vic Governments planned burn backfires

In Parliament earlier this week, Nationals Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy requested the Minister for Environment visit the Warby Ovens National Park near Wangaratta to witness firsthand the irreversible damage caused by the Victorian Governments planned burn.   Mr McCurdy said in Parliament, “I recently met with a local resident whose property borders along…