Court orders logging to stop in parts of Victoria's central highlands after fires

Conservation group wins case against VicForests to protect threatened species habitat after unprecedented bushfires

VicForests has been forced to immediately stop logging in parts of Victoria’s central highlands after the supreme court granted an injunction to a citizen science group pushing for a stop to logging of unburnt areas in the wake of bushfires.

Wildlife of the Central Highlands (Wotch) has launched a fresh case against VicForests in a bid to stop logging of threatened species habitat after the country’s unprecedented fire season.

Related: Green groups fear Victorian logging ban may actually endanger some old growth forest

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Source: The Guardian
Court orders logging to stop in parts of Victoria's central highlands after fires