Legal guide for forest protectors in Victoria

July 13, 2023

The Legal Guide for Forest Protectors guide, prepared by Environmental Justice Australia (EJA) and Lawyers for Forests Inc. (LFF), responds to some of the most common legal questions and issues that arise in forest actions. The guide incorporates the amendments to forest protest laws in the Sustainable Forests Timber Act 2004 (Vic) in effect from 20 May 2023.

We’ve also created a short fact sheet of the most important things to know about your rights in the forest and common offences.

Download the guides below, and learn more about the new laws here.

Full guide

Quick fact sheet

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