Labor says Turnbull government cancelled public hearings and brought forward a Senate committee report supporting laws proposed under Tony Abbott

The Turnbull government is pushing ahead with Tony Abbott’s controversial “lawfare’ changes to remove the legal standing of conservation groups to mount environmental court cases, with a Senate committee dominated by Coalition members recommending they proceed without holding any public hearings.

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Source: Guardian Environment