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Gillard dishonouring forest agreement

Bob Brown 10 Dec 2011

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Premier Lara Giddings need to make good their word that logging would cease after 7th August in 430,000 hectares of high-conservation value forest in Tasmania.

"The ongoing logging which the Prime Minister said would stop has not stopped. Further areas are now being logged. The logging makes a mockery of the Prime Minister and the Premier of Tasmania's signatures on the agreement on 7th August this year that it would stop," Senator Brown said in Hobart today.

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