Tasmania

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The Australian Government announced that more than 80% of Tasmania’s Tarkine region would be protected. This stopped State Government plans to log the Tarkine Rainforest Corridor at the heart of the wilderness area.
We fought a hard fight against Gunns in stopping their proposed pulp mill – and won. Gunns is an example of what we can do together for our wilderness as we stand up against unsustainable businesses.
Logging and mining are decimating Tassie's spectacular forests every day. We’ve lost too much ancient forest already. We know there is a better way to do business. Continuing down this path will only damage more irreplaceable forests and fail more local communities.
After decades of friction between forestry industry and conservation groups, a real path forward for Tassie’s beautiful and controversial native forests was finally realised... the legislation was passed in early 2013 and will deliver formal protection for new national parks and reserves in Tasmania in an area covering over 500,000 hectares
The campaign to save Tasmania's Franklin and Gordon rivers, threatened by a huge hydro-electric development, galvanised the green movement in Australia.