The trial in the matter of WOTCH Inc v VicForests is adjourned until 16 August 2022.
Updated 27 July 2022
Evidence in the trial in the matter of Wildlife of the Central Highlands (WOTCH) Inc v VicForests (S ECI 2020 00373) was live streamed from 7 March to 29 March 2022.
The matter was listed to return on 27 July for closing submissions, but the matter has now been adjourned until 16 August 2022, on an estimate of three days.
The plaintiff in this matter seeks declarations that timber harvesting in some areas of Victoria’s Central Highlands and East Gippsland is unlawful and also seeks injunctions with regards to that harvesting.
The closing submissions beginning on 16 August 2022 will be live streamed. More information will be available closer to the hearing date.
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