Native forestry to continue in Tasmania despite government bringing in validating legislation for laws

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 6 2022 - 9:36pm, first published 9:35pm
Resources Minister Guy Barnett has confirmed the government will need to bring in validating legislation for forestry laws at the next opportunity. Pictures: Phillip Biggs/Adam Holmes

Native forestry will continue in Tasmania despite the government being forced to bring in validating legislation to resolve a "technical issue at law", just days after trespass charges were dropped against protesters.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010