Barnaby Joyce, the agriculture minister, has been accused of pushing Victoria’s animal emblem, the Leadbeater’s possum, closer towards extinction by personally intervening to ensure his department uses paper sourced from its habitat.
"ensuring the protection of biological diversity"
"the highest standards for forest management"
"in a socially responsible manner"
"sustainability is a key component"
"best community value"
"Our Giant Tree Protection Policy … designed to ensure their survival"
"aim for zero harm"
"operate in an ethical ... and accountable manner"