John Brumby

John Brumby standing on a stump in logged Victorian forest.

John Brumby replaced Steve Bracks as the Premier of Victoria in 2007. In 1995 John Brumby was the Opposition Leader of the state Labor Party when the Victorian Liberal Party was in power under Jeff Kennett. At that time Mr Brumby was big on promises to protect Victoria’s old-growth forest. When John Brumby was in opposition,… Continue reading John Brumby


History of Brown Mountain

Brown Mt, WP008. Unprotected old growth Mountain Ash

A short history of Brown Mountain, situated in East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Brown Mountain was assessed and listed as an old growth National Estate area by the Commonwealth Heritage Commission in the 1980s. That means it has the same values as a National Park. The management of these areas were handed to the state government which promptly… Continue reading History of Brown Mountain