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Notice given 25 November 2003

708  Senator Brown: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes the clear fell logging for woodchips in Tasmania’s Styx Valley, which has the world’s tallest hardwood forests and is habitat for Commonwealth-listed rare and endangered species such as the spotted-tailed quoll, Tasmanian wedge tailed eagle and white goshawk; and

(b) calls on the Government to:

(i) protect such habitats, and

(ii) review the potential of the valley to provide more jobs and long-term local investment through tourism.