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Proposed Forest Management Plan 2014-2023 released Fri 05 July 2013
The proposed 10-year Forest Management Plan was released in July following approval by the EPA. It would allow a massive increase in logging of our precious south-west forests.
Auditor General’s report confirms mismanagement Thu 27 June 2013
In June 2013 the Auditor General released a report into the supply and sale of native forest products. The report confirms that our forests are being mismanaged and that waste and breaches of environmental protection regulations are being overlooked by the Government’s logging agency, the Forest Products Commission. 
200ha in Helms forest saved! Thu 06 June 2013
Forest activists have saved over 200 hectares of old growth jarrah forest near Nannup from logging. The Forest Products Commission planned to log 490ha of the jarrah and marri forest in Helms forest, a crucial cockatoo refuge, in August 2012.

WAFA Events

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Rights of communities - Rights of nature Perth, Jarrahdale, Margaret River. July 2014 Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:00

WAFA is excited to be working with the Australian Earth Laws Alliance to present 3 public seminars and workshops in Perth, Margaret River and Jarrahdale in July 2014. Each of the public sessions will be associated with workshops for campaigners who want to participate in planning using this framework.

Back to the Roots Hip Hop, Drum n Bass for the forests! Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 20:00
28 June - Doors Open 8PM
The Bakery - 233 James Street Northbridge, Perth