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1592 - Lands and Forestry - MURRAH FLORA RESERVE

Walker, Dawn to the Minister for Primary Industries, Minister for Regional Water, Minister for Trade and Industry representing the Minister for Lands and Forestry, and Minister for Racing
  1. In relation to the $2.5 million allocated from the NSW Environmental Trust to Forestry Corporation of NSW for a haulage subsidy to source alternative logs following the declaration of the Murrah Flora Reserves:
    1. how much haulage subsidy was allocated in 2015-16?
    2. how much haulage subsidy was allocated in 2016-17?
  2. Does the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 apply in State Forest flora reserves such as the Murrah Flora Reserves?
Answer -
  1. Forestry Corporation has received revenue of $425,603 in 2015-16 and $413,085 in 2016-17 (July to December) from the Environment Trust under the "Protection of Koalas in Murrah Mumbulla Tanja Bermagui" project.
  2. Yes
Question asked on 24 May 2017 (session 56-1) and published in Questions & Answers Paper No. 109
Answer received on 28 June 2017 and to be printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 117