WA clearing fees cut

NEW native vegetation clearing fees will be used to pay for extra staff for Western Australia’s Department of Water and Environmental Regulation to help the office keep on top of the rising demand for state environmental approvals.

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WA government hopes to strike the right balance between clearing and protecting the environment with new land clearing fees. Photo by Karma Barndon

The extra resources should improve native vegetation regulation and ensure WA's environmental assets are well protected.