Queensland Labor reintroduces land-clearing laws to parliament

Queensland Labor reintroduces land-clearing laws to parliament
 

The Queensland government has moved to rein in soaring land-clearing rates with new native vegetation laws reintroduced to state parliament.
The state government introduced the land-clearing laws last year, however they lapsed when the election was called.
The state’s natural resources minister, Anthony Lynham, reintroduced the laws to parliament on Thursday, after the Labor government promised to do so if elected to a second term in power.
Lynham told parliament that the new laws would put back in place a framework for the protection of native vegetation in Queensland.
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8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Guardian
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