Australian environment groups, including EJA, have written to UNESCO, the United Nations peak environmental heritage body urging them to oppose the Federal government’s bid to devolve the approvals process for projects to state and territory government’s. We are concerned about the alarming moves to weaken legal protection for 20 world heritage listed properties in Australia through changes to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. Read the letter to UNESCO.
Environment groups write to UNESCO
September 08, 2020