Our farmers’ plea: “Don’t go releasing dingoes into Victorian parks”

The Victorian Liberals and Nationals vehemently oppose a plan from Labor and greens groups to introduce dingoes into state and national parks in Victoria. A parliamentary inquiry into Victorian ecosystems has recommended the Andrews Labor Government trial the reintroduction of dingoes as an apex predator in Victorian parks. The plan has generated significant concern among…

‘High-intensity bushfires, invasive species and predators’ biggest risk to ecosystems, new report finds

A new report on ecosystem decline in Victoria has recommended the introduction of Indigenous ‘cool burn’ techniques and to abandon the Andrews Government’s 2030 ban on native timber harvesting. The recommendations were made following a two-year parliamentary inquiry investigating Victoria’s ecosystems and the threats and challenges to the habitat’s health and sustainability into the future.…

Inquiry finding – Labor’s Lead Battery failure

A Parliamentary Inquiry into the Health Impacts of Air Pollution has recommended the Andrews Government conduct an independent Environmental Effects Statement (EES) into Chunxing Corporations Used Lead Acid Battery (ULAB) secondary smelter proposed for Latrobe Valley. The Andrews Government allowed Chunxing Corporation to self-assess its environmental impacts, despite the ULAB project attracting significant opposition from…