'Nothing surprising': What the State of the Environment report tells us about Victoria

Neve Brissenden
By Neve Brissenden
Updated July 22 2022 - 6:05am, first published July 21 2022 - 6:30pm
UNDER THREAT: Regional Forestry Agreements allow state's to bypass federal environmental laws - given they meet their own environmental standards. Picture: FILE

WHILE Tuesday's bleak State of the Environment report came with a promise from the new federal government to do better to address the rapidly declining state of Australian land and wildlife, Victorian conservation groups argue federal environmental policy must be able to override state policy if Victorian forests are to have any chance of survival.

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Neve Brissenden

Neve Brissenden

Journalist

Political and general news reporter for The Bendigo Advertiser. contact: neve.brissenden@austcommunitymedia.com.au