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SUBMISSION ON THE PROPOSED DE-LISTING OF SOUTHERN BROWN BANDICOOT
SEFE CANCELS CONTRACT WITH VICFORESTS
BEGA VALLEY SHIRE COUNCIL
IT'S OFFICIAL: 14 YEARS OF FOREST FAILURE
SUBSIDIES FOR NATIVE FOREST LOGGING
“ONE STOP CHOP; HOW REGIONAL FOREST AGREEMENTS STREAMLINE ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION”
SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE INQUIRY INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THREATENED SPECIES AND ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITIES' PROTECTION IN AUSTRALIA
►CHIPMILL POWER STATION IS A DEAD DUCK

►WOOD PELLETS FINALLY LEGAL AT CHIPMILL
►TELL NIPPON PAPER: PLEASE STOP NATIVE FOREST WOODCHIPPING

TANJA FOREST LOGGING DEFERRED AGAIN
NEW TRUCK COUNT shows industry still "slow."
WOOD PELLET plant opens at chipmill
NIPPON PAPER: Stop logging our native forests
LETTER TO JAPANESE PAPER MANUFACTURING COMPANIES
APRIL FOOLS DAY 2009
WOODCHIPPING & THE RECESSION

 

THE "LOG OFF" ELECTION TRUCK
At the start of ts transformation into a serious propaganda machine, soon to tour marginal NSW electorates during the 2015 election campaign, spreading the message to stop logging native forests. More:

 


SUBMISSION ON THE PROPOSED DE-LISTING OF SOUTHERN BROWN BANDICOOT

The federal Government of the Southern Brown Bandicoot is under review and may be revoked. Chipstop submission


IT'S OFFICIAL: 14 YEARS OF FOREST FAILURE
The NSW Government has admitted that its rules were logging native forests over the past 14 years have been a failure. It is rewriting the rules, but all the signs are that they will be even worse.
Chipstop submission on the IFOA Discussion Paper
Chipstop media statement on the IFOA Rewrite


BEGA VALLEY SHIRE COUNCIL
BVSC has produced a draft Climate Change Strategy.   Appendix

Chipstop response

 “ONE STOP CHOP; HOW REGIONAL FOREST AGREEMENTS STREAMLINE ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION”
An expert national review of Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) has given a decisive thumbs down to the legal framework for native forest logging and woodchipping on the NSW far south coast.

The report: “One Stop Chop; How Regional Forest Agreements Streamline Environmental Destruction” was released nationally on 31 August 2013

Media Statement      Summary Report       Full report
ABC SE Report with EDO(Felicity Milliner) 1 Aug 2013.

AFPA response by Ross "koalas overboard" Hampton, 2 Aug 2013


SUBSIDIES FOR NATIVE
FOREST LOGGING.


Have you ever wondered how much subsidy native forest logging gets from Commonwealth, State and Local Governments? Here's a start! click

CHIPMILL POWER STATION IS A DEAD DUCK

The NSW Planning department confirmed what many suspected on 27 November 2012 that the chipmill power station is officially a dead duck. click

 

SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE INQUIRY INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THREATENED SPECIES AND ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITIES' PROTECTION IN AUSTRALIA
Submission to the Senate Committee inquiry into the effectiveness of threatened species and ecological communities' protection in Australia click

 


Tanja Forest Logging deferred again
Tanja Forest Logging again deferred. more but this is no time to rest. What you can do. click

 


NIPPON PAPER: Stop logging our native forests
A Forest Forum held at Batemans Bay on 11 September 2010 unanimously passed a resolution asking Nippon Paper to follow the lead of Gunns Ltd and end logging in Australia's native forests.
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WOOD PELLETS finally legal at chipmill
On 7 February 2012 the Bega Valley Shire Council finally approved
the wood pellet plant at the Eden chipmill, which was officially opened on 14 October 2011. After a legal challenge in the Land and Environment Court and other delays. Within 24 hours, General manager, Peter mitchell was already talking about expanding production from the 'pilot' level of 1,320 tonnes. 

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CHIPMILL VIGIL AND TRUCK COUNTS
December 2014
July 2013
December 2012
September 2011
September 2010
December 2009
February 2009.
September 2008
December 2006.
Previous counts

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Split logs

APRIL FOOLS DAY 2009
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WOODCHIPPING AND THE RECESSION
The global recession wasn't all bad. Every day the woodchipping industry was shut down saved up to 3,000 trees and the wildlife that those trees support.
The global downturn hit the paper/woodchip industry very hard. At Easter 2009, the chipmill announced it would close for almost 3 weeks, longer than the national shutdown of 10 days.
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PETER GARRETT IN BED WITH WOODCHIPPERS
World's best practice sellout, Peter Garrett comes face to face with a live art installation depicting himself in bed with a logger on an electioneering visit to Bega on 2 August 2007. Unfair? Well, on the same night, he had dinner with Eden woodchip mill General Manager, Peter Mitchell and Corporate Affairs Manager, Vince Phillips.
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