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Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc. (ABN 35 186 838 481) v VicForests (No 4) [2021] VSC 70

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Common Law Division
Judge(s): 
Richards J
Parties: 

Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc. (ABN 35 186 838 481) v VicForests (No 4)

Judgment Date: 
23 February 2021
Catchwords: 

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - Proceeding seeking injunctions to restrain defendant from harvesting timber in State forest coupes contrary to the Sustainable Forests (Timber) Act 2004 (Vic) - Standing of plaintiff - Principles concerning standing - Whether regulatory scheme excludes standing - Whether plaintiff has a special interest in the subject matter of the proceeding - Sustainable Forests (Timber) Act 2004 (Vic), ss 12A, 13, 14, 15, 16, 37, 45, 46-49, 70, 71, 83A.

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