Department acts to stop release of documents on probe into land-clearing by company linked to Angus Taylor

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Legal action taken to block information on investigation into illegal land-clearing by Jam Land Pty Ltd after commissioner ordered its release

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The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water has taken legal action to block Guardian Australia from accessing documents about an investigation into illegal land-clearing by Jam Land Pty Ltd in which the shadow treasurer, Angus Taylor, and his brother Richard had interests.

After a four-year battle with the department, which began in April 2018, the Australian information commissioner last month ordered the release of 11 documents.

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