Bob Debus on the lost environmental consensus

LEAN member and all round Labor hero, Bob Debus has written a fascinating account of the long standing bi-partisan consensus on nature conservation that lasted from the Government of Gough Whitlam through the Fraser, Hawke, Howard and Rudd/Gillard years. It is only now under Tony Abbott that the "architecture" of environmental protections is under assault as funding and commitment to key programs is stripped away. 

Read the full essay here.

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