EPBC Act listing:
On the 10th of October, rainforests surrounding Lakes Entrance in East Gippsland were listed as critically endangered under the federal Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
Rainforest in the East Gippsland coastal townships of Lakes Entrance, Metung and Nungurner, Marlo, Mallacoota, and Lake Tyers.
This Paper was prepared by the East Gippsland Rainforests Conservation Management Network and formed the basis to the Rainforest Network’s submission to the East Gippsland Shire in response to its Urban Design Framework developed for the region in 2006. The submission identifies how the Shire can use the information contained within it to assist the planning for the future development of the region.