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A hearing in the matter of WOTCH Inc v VicForests will be held on 16 August 2022.

Updated 15 August 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 closing submissions have now been adjourned until a later date, yet to be fixed.

A hearing in relation to pleadings will be held on Tuesday, 16 August 2020 from 10.30am.

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 hearing on 16 August 2022 will be live streamed from 10.30am.

Watch the live stream

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 15 August 2022