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Australia | Lawmaker seeks to abolish Murray Valley NP; enviros fear “open season” on PAs

A state Nationals MP has lodged a private member's bill to extinguish one of NSW's largest national parks, a move that opponents say signals an "open season" on the state's natural heritage.


Austin Evans, the member for Murray, is demanding the 41,000-hectare Murray Valley National Park revert to a state forest to allow timber harvesters back in.


https://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/reversal-of-national-park-bill-spurs-fears-of-open-season-on-environment-20181020-p50aw5.html

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