They're declaring peace in the forests of Tasmanian. But the deal passed through Parliament isn't worth much for the environment without further protection for the remaining reserves.
Most of the trees felled in Tasmania's forests end up as waste and woodchips. Andrew Macintosh and Richard Denniss crunch the numbers in a new Australia Institute infographic.
The new deal to bring about peace in Tasmania's forests is an example of how not to write policy. And Tasmania may be missing out on a massive opportunity, report Andrew Macintosh and Richard Denniss.