Greens share their biodiversity plan

johnboy 7 October 2012

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The Greens’ Shane Rattenbury has announced the party’s biodiversity protection strategy:

TO PROTECT CANBERRA’S BIODIVERSITY, THE ACT GREENS WILL…

— Ensure a new Nature Conservation Act is passed by the end of 2013

— Merge all ACT Government Biodiversity services into a single unit

— Develop an open and transparent ACT biodiversity policy

— Require the Commonwealth to have final sign-off on all environmentally-significant development

— Protect Kinlyside and Throsby

— Strengthen the role of the Environment Commissioner

[Images are the ACT Spider Orchid and the endangered Hooded Robin courtesy The Greens]


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