Having failed to expedite the Authority to Control Wildlife permits process to provide relief for drought-stricken East Gippsland farmers, the Nationals have raised the matter again in State Parliament question time last week.
Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the question, asked directly to the Premier,
Gippsland will be a key forestry hub, with farmers playing a big role in planting trees, under the Federal Government’s national forestry plan.
The $20 million, four-year plan aims to plant an additional 400,000 hectares of forests – a billion new trees – over the next decade.
It was announced earlier