Native timber harvesting axed

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WARM AND FUZZY: Environment Minister Lily D'Ambrosio being hugged by members of Save Our Strathbogie Forest group during her visit to the area yesterday. PHOTO: Philippe Perez

LOGGING of native trees will be phased out in Victoria by 2030.

The Victorian Government revealed its plans yesterday for the current level of native timber available for logging to be reduced from 2024-25.

The government said its 30 year plan acts to “ensure a long-term and sustainable future for Victoria’s forestry industry – and for the Victorian workers who rely on it”.

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