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Lawyers For Forests Opens Launceston Office

Lawyers for Forests Inc officially opens its first Tasmanian office, at 45 Brisbane Street, Launceston.

February 23, 2024

Andrews government’s forestry bill puts logging over liberties

Opinion piece by Daniel Cash, Barrister and president of Lawyers for Forests

June 9, 2022

Abbott’s cruel cuts to community environment legal services

Community and environment legal centres around the country are reeling from the news of an immediate end to federal funding announced by the Abbott Government late yesterday.

December 18, 2013


The Victorian Association of Forests Industries ("VAFI") has released a Voluntary Code of Conduct for Protests ("Code"). The Code mostly restates what is already law and that law is already skewed against people wishing to protest the ongoing destruction of Victoria's native forests.

February 8, 2005

Lawyers Urge Paper Cut

Lawyers for Forests has released a kit to help law firms become greener workplaces. Article in the October 2003 edition of the Law Institute Journal

October 30, 2003

Logging laws defective says lawyers group

November 14, 2002

New group – Lawyers for Forests

Article in the May 2001 edition of the Law Institute Journal

May 30, 2001

Lawyers group aiming to protect native forests

Federal Court Justice Murray Wilcox last week launched a new environmental pressure group, Lawyers for Forests, at Flagstaff Chamber in Melbourne. Article in the Lawyers Weekly

May 25, 2001