There is no presumption of innocence; importers must prove their timber is legal. Australian small business owners could become criminals because of illegal timber harvesting in other countries by other people.
The National Economic Summit was a non-event, a sad spectacle of influential and intelligent people dancing around the fire instead of jumping in and taking the heat for advocating what cannot be ignored.
Their GDP and national budgets depend significantly on the revenues from their oil exports. As a result, the revenue shortfalls incentivize them to produce as much oil as possible to mitigate the shortfall.