Fight for the Forest

Fight for the Forest

In September 2021, in an unprecedented political move, the Western Australian state government announced an end to the logging of native forest, the first state in Australian history to do so.

The win is a testament to the WA forest campaign, which kicked off in the mid 1970s.

From bombings and vigilante groups to celebrity protestors  Рthe battle to save these incredible forests has been long, passionate, dangerous and now, ultimately victorious.

This program aired on Radio National’s The History Listen

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