Conservation groups propose program to create 50,000 jobs and care for the environment

July 1 2020 - 4:00am
The proposed program aims to provide beneficial work during economic recovery, while leaving lasting benefits for the environment. Photo: shutterstock

A new national conservation and land management employment program worth $4 billion could deliver more than 50,000 jobs in regional communities hit hard by COVID-19 if it gets the green light from the Morrison government.

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