Tuesday, 19 December 2023
Progress for nature laws reform but we need more if we are going to prevent extinctions.
BirdLife Australia’s senior policy and conservation experts are fresh out of a second session in an ongoing closed-door consultation process reviewing the Albanese Government’s proposals to reform Australia’s national nature laws. Click here to read our summary from the first consultation session in November.
After spending two days reviewing hundreds of pages of detailed technical documents and draft legislation our experts have honed down their review to two key messages:
Here are BirdLife Australia’s comments on some of the main components of the reform package materials presented.
Closed-door consultation will continue through to March next year before these new laws are introduced to Parliament in mid-2024. We will need your support to ensure that the Australian Government enacts the strongest package of new nature laws.
This once in a generation opportunity for strong new laws that will genuinely protect and recover the birds and places we love must not be wasted.
Click here to learn more about the campaign for strong new nature laws and find out how you can get involved.
Our national laws are not doing enough to halt the extinction crisis. To make a difference, we need our representatives to deliver strong nature laws.
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