Conservationists criticise Coalition plan to rush through new environment laws

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The Morrison government promises draft laws to change the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act next month

Conservationists have criticised a Morrison government plan to rush through legislation implementing new environmental approval rules, warning they will be too vague and will not improve wildlife protection.

The environment minister, Sussan Ley, has promised draft laws to change the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act will be introduced to parliament next month, before a review of the legislation has been concluded.

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