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Evers: New Court Needed

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

A Bill calling for the creation of a new Environment Court in Western Australia was introduced to State Parliament last Thursday. South West MLC Diane Evers tabled the Environment Court Bill 2019 in an effort to reform what she called systematic failings in the state’s environmental legislation.

Greens MLC claims frack ban ’empty’

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

Greens MLC Diane Evers says a hard-fought campaign to have unconventional gas exploration ruled out in the South West has resulted in an “unfortunate” and “empty” frack ban that does little to protect the region. 

Activists bid to halt drum lines

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

A petition lodged in WA’s Parliament yesterday calls for a rethink of the proposed SMART drum line trial at Gracetown as activists gear up to fight the project. 

Promo halted amid dieback concerns

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

One of the creators of a new offroad route linking Perth to Albany said he was surprised at being asked to put the brakes on the promotion of the track. 

4WD track promo stalls

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

Promoters of a Mundaring to Albany fourwheel-drive track have been asked by the State to desist until concerns about dieback and other eco-nasties have been addressed. 

Newly formed group moved to protest

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

The newly formed Water Defenders Australian Alliance will host a peaceful protest in Vasse this Saturday, imploring the State Government to rethink its position on fracking.

Lake gazettal push

Hon. Diane Evers MLC (left) with the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance’s Jane Fuchsbichler.

The City of Albany controversially recommends to gazette Lake Mullocullup for water skiing.

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