Senate debates

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Questions without Notice

Forestry Industry

2:31 pm

Photo of Janet RiceJanet Rice (Victoria, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

A week after COP27 and amongst record-breaking climate fuelled floods across the country, there has never been a more important time for climate action. A Victorian Forest Alliance report found that native forest logging in Victoria emits around three million tonnes of carbon per year, and that's the equivalent of 700,000 cars. What's the federal government doing to ensure native forests in Victoria are protected and that native forest logging isn't worsening our climate crisis?


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