South West MLC Diane Evers is seeking answers after community concerns about the logging of Karri forest in Channybearup have been met by almost two months of silence from the McGowan Government. Ms Evers, The Greens (WA) spokesperson for forestry, was contacted regarding potential logging in the Treen Brook area just outside of Pemberton in […]
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South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has encouraged Western Australians to contribute to the Environmental Protection Authority’s seven-day public comment period for the continuation of the WA Government’s SMART Drumline trial. Ms Evers, The Greens (WA) spokesperson for marine and fisheries, has criticised the trial as an inappropriate method for shark attack mitigation in the […]
South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has described the McGowan Government’s plans to increase total funding for the Community Stewardship Grants by $1.5 million as falling short of the commitment needed to support community-based land management groups. Ms Evers, The Greens (WA) spokesperson for a range of environmental issues including forestry, agriculture and water, said […]
South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has encouraged a State Government response to concerns about regional prescribed burning practices highlighted during the COVID-19 crisis. According to a report published in the Medical Journal of Australia on March 23, on days where air pollution in WA exceeded national air quality standard levels during a 15-year period, […]
South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has called for action by the McGowan Government to end logging in Western Australian native forests, after an independent estimate was conducted by the Victorian Parliamentary Budget Office on its own native timber industry. The Victorian Andrews Government announced a transition plan in November 2019 to phase out logging […]
South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has called on the McGowan Government to ensure regional and independent media publications do not fall victim to the COVID-19 crisis, as outlets nationwide suffer the impacts of falling advertising revenue. Ms Evers, The Greens (WA) spokesperson for regional development, highlighted that regional areas comprised 95 per cent of […]
South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has encouraged the McGowan Government to take further steps as part of its economic stimulus response to the COVID-19 health emergency.
Diane’s Royalties for Regions Amendment Bill 2019 will be brought on for debate this week in the Legislative Council of Western Australia. The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Royalties for Regions Act 2009 to ensure that environmental purposes are adequately reflected in Royalties for Regions funding.
South West Greens MLC Diane Evers has celebrated news that 2020 will be the first year since logging began in Western Australia that no karri forests will fall on public land, but has urged vigilance on how to proceed with forest protection into the future. Ms Evers, The Greens (WA) spokesperson for forestry, was encouraged […]
Hon. Diane Evers MLC for the South West Region of Western Australia
Legislative Council, Parliament of Western Australia