Tag » Land Clearing

To chop or not to chop legislation

The Queensland Labour Government recently attempted to pass laws to control vegetation clearing by landholders. However, these were blocked by the opposition and independents.

The laws would have brought back legislation previously removed in 2013. 322 kata lagi


Queensland farmers protest proposed changes to tree clearing laws

I was on Radio National this morning, talking about deforestation in Australia. You can listen here (mp3):

The battle over land clearing in Queensland comes to Brisbane today, when hundreds of farmers will march through the state capital to Parliament House. 27 kata lagi

Environmental Policy

Attack of the Giant Hogweed! Run for Your Life!

One side effect of clearing the field last year was the invasion of some less than welcome plants. Namely, wild parsnip (pastinaca) and cow parsnip ( 567 kata lagi


Why not trees?

Why do we need

to ask? I ask

myself, hoping that


a transience


The answer


only on paper

it seems… 8 kata lagi


Queensland moves to control land clearing: other states need to follow

Megan C Evans, Australian National University

Queensland’s land clearing has yet again become a national issue. After laws were relaxed under the then Liberal-National state government in 2013, land-clearing rates tripled, … 1.019 kata lagi