On December 13, 2004, 20 environmental activists, organisations and concerned citizens were issued a 216 page writ by the Tasmanian logging company Gunns Ltd. The woodchipping giant is suing for a combined AU$6.9 million for actions it claims has damaged their business and reputation.
This unprecedented agressive attack on environmental activists is finally making it to trial.
Done by Law speaks to Lawyers for forest Solicitor Vanessa Bleyer and former Gunns 20 defendant Lou Morriss about the trial and some of its implications for the environment movement.
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