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We acknowledge the peoples of the Yuin and Wiradjuri Nations and the Ngarigo, Walgalu, Dharawal, Gundungurra, Djirringanj and Ngunnawal tribal people, who are the Traditional Owners of the Country that is the subject of this proposal. We pay respect to the Elders past and present of these Nations and extend that respect to other Aboriginal people who read about this vision for our children, our forests, our world.


"This work looks really impressive and important. I admire your work in this area immensely." Prof. Tim Flannery, Climate Council. 13/6/2017


The Great Southern Forest recommends that Federal and State Governments change management of the 432,575ha of public native forests in the Eden and Southern Regions of NSW from timber extraction to retaining them for carbon sequestration and climate stabilisation with jobs in forest restoration, culture and tourism. Guiding principles...


Members of endorsing organisations represent about 150,000 net GSF supporters - and counting!

Funded by the GSF Steering Group and part funded by SERCA and NPA FSC Branch.

Nature Conservation Council NSW | South East Region Conservation Alliance Inc. | National Parks Association (Far South Coast branch), NPA NSW | Conservation Council ACT Region | Lawyers for Forests

Environment East Gippsland | Potoroo Palace | Forest Media | Total Environment Centre | Clean Energy for Eternity Inc.

Friends of the Koala Inc. | North Coast Environment Council | Australian Rainforest Conservation Society | Wildlife Rescue South Coast | NSW Wildlife Council Inc.

Four Winds | My Environment | National Trust NSW | Friends of Leadbeater’s Possum | Healesville Environment Watch Inc.

Australian Forests and Climate Alliance | Conservation Council of South Australia | Bega Valley Greens

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