NSW land-clearing approvals increased 13-fold since laws relaxed in 2016

The Guardian | Mar 27, 2020 at 7:58 AM
  • Approvals jumped more than 70% after the rules covering land clearing changed at the start of 2019, rising from 25,247ha in the final quarter of 2018 to 43,553ha in the first three months of the new year.
  • Gambian called on the government to release regulatory maps that were still not available two years after promised.