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Court orders logging to stop in parts of Victoria’s central highlands after fires

Conservation group wins case against VicForests to protect threatened species habitat after unprecedented bushfires

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VicForests has been forced to immediately stop logging in parts of Victoria’s central highlands after the supreme court granted an injunction to a citizen science group pushing for a stop to logging of unburnt areas in the wake of bushfires.

Wildlife of the Central Highlands (Wotch) has launched a fresh case against VicForests in a bid to stop logging of threatened species habitat after the country’s unprecedented fire season.

Related: Green groups fear Victorian logging ban may actually endanger some old growth forest

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