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Tasmanian forests: a message from Christine

Dear friend,

From our beginning, the Greens have stood with the community to protect Australia's precious forests.

Yesterday the Tasmanian Parliament passed legislation that was supposed to protect some of our most important iconic wilderness areas.

Tragically, the legislation fails to end the long-term threats to Tasmanian native forests by delaying conservation outcomes until 2014 and beyond.

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Tasmanian Legislative Council wreckers of forest peace deal

Christine Milne 16 Apr 2013

Today the Tasmanian Legislative Council drove a bulldozer through key clauses of the Tasmanian forest peace deal, the Australian Greens said today.

 "Australians will be shocked to learn that the forest peace deal achieved after years of negotiation has just been gutted in total defiance of the intergovernmental agreement (IGA)," Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne said.

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