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Change calls on councils to protect species

Tuesday 26 Nov 19 10:00am

The endangered Chesterfield skink

 

COUNCILS will be required to protect native species from the impacts of climate change under proposed new rules.

The Government today has released a draft National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity, giving local councils stronger guidance on using planning rules to protect native species and ecosystems.

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