Under the cloak of Covid, the government is rushing ill-considered changes to Australia's environment laws | Geoff Cousins

It seems our leaders don’t want tricky environmental matters elevated to them, so they plan to flick responsibility to the statesWhat a cruel irony it is that just when our prime minister is bemoaning the fact that state governments can adversely affect the economy by closing their borders, his government seeks to pass the health and welfare of our environment and natural world into the hands of these very same states.Despite the dramatic and tragic impacts of the last bushfire season on the Australian community, both physically and economically, and the just released interim report of the royal commission into… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/sep/04/under-the-cloak-of-covid-the-government-is-rushing-ill-considered-changes-to-australias-environment-laws

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