Reports, articles and legal analysis from Lawyers for Forests spanning two decades.

Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc v VicForests (No 4) [2021] VSC 70

2021 decision of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Proceeding seeking injunctions to restrain VicForests from harvesting timber in State forest coupes contrary to the Sustainable Forests (Timber) Act 2004 (Vic). Important precedent on standing.

April 17, 2021

One Stop Chop

How Regional Forest Agreements streamline environmental destruction.

July 14, 2013

Forest Law Reports: Evaluation of Victoria’s Forestry Conservation Framework

Publication prepared by Lawyers for Forests and the Wilderness Society Victoria, 2011

October 16, 2011

New Forests Legislation: Victorian government pushes the public out of state forest

Article authored by Vanessa Bleyer article published in the Young Lawyer's Journal, June 2005.

June 7, 2005

Blueprint for Forest Reform, 2004

In response to the Labor Government's "Our Forest Our Future" policy, 2004

October 1, 2004

Forest Reform in Victoria: Towards ecologically sustainable forest management or mere greenwash?

Article authored by Andrew Walker published in the Alternative Law Journal, April 2004.

April 5, 2004

Overview of Forests Legislation in Victoria

Overview of native forest regulation in Victoria as at 2002

November 15, 2002

Forests: How are they regulated in Victoria, seminar presented by Lawyers for Forests

Overview of Forests Legislation in Victoria as at 2002, including the relationship between State and Federal law and the transition to Regional Forest Agreements

November 15, 2002

Review of the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Vic)

November 1, 2002