Last night at Abbottsford Convent, the Yarra Community Forum brought together representatives from across the Yarra catchment to discuss the issues facing the river and put forward ideas for a vision for the Yarra.
Your right to a healthy environment.
Nature needs good laws.
Our climate needs legal protection.
Our recent report has revealed that the process by which Indian corporate giant Adani was signed off as a ‘suitable operator’ for the proposed Carmichael coal mine was rushed and inadequate.
Our new report highlights the problems facing the Yarra River and call for a Yarra River Protection Act to address them.
Right now we have a once in a generation opportunity to achieve cleaner air for Australian communities.