JANE CLIFTON: Jonesy's political log-jam

Jane Clifton
Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Jane Clifton
Thu, 02 Jul 2020
Hectic weather gets the blame, but it seems eerily possible Tolaga Bay’s latest avalanche of forestry debris is a manifestation of Shane Jones’s furious row with the titans of logging.Somewhere under the rubble of discarded tree offcuts lies the pugilist Regional Economic Development Minister’s ego.   Jones’s legislation to “encourage” more logs to be processed domestically and fewer to be exported raw returned to Parliament this week in a form resembling the east coast’s litter of slash. ...
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