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The trial in the matter of WOTCH Inc v VicForests is adjourned until 27 July.


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 will return on 27 July for closing submissions, which are estimated to run for 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.

Live stream

The closing submissions from 27 July will be live streamed.

Details will be posted closer to the date.

Please note: It is an offence under the Court Security Act 1980 to make or transmit (including via social media) a recording of a proceeding (including a photograph, screenshot, audio and/or visual recording) unless authorised to do so.

Published on 27 April 2022