Decision-makers have been urged to use the findings of new research to inform distribution of financial and other assistance as part of implementing Tasmania’s ‘forests peace deal’.
Research by Dr Jacki Schirmer, Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Forestry, shows that job loss in
The Australian forest and wood products industry continues to grapple with the challenge of creating additional plantation investment mechanisms or structures to enable substantial and sustainable investment in timber plantations, especially long-rotation plantations.
Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) met with officers of the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) last week to discuss latest developments regarding the Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2011.
The Inaugural policy forum of the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) was held in the Jim Stynes Room of the MCG yesterday, with 60 attendees representing all sectors of the industry, discussing a variety of key policy issues.
We are pleased to invite you to the Malaysian Timber Council timber seminar and business networking opportunity that will be held at the InterContinental Hotel, 495 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000 Tuesday, 26 July 2011.
The seminar is aimed at providing the Australian timber industry
The plantation ownership in Australia is in transition after the Management Investment
Scheme (MIS) collapsed in 2009, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Foreign pension funds and pulp companies have shown increased interest in acquiring timber assets as forest plantations owners h
The announcement today of a deal that halves Tasmania's forest industry with no solution to protests in our forests shows what a fraudulent process the Labor/Greens government has conducted over the last year, Coalition Forestry spokesman Senator Richard Colbeck said.
Socio-economic impacts of forest industry change
Dr Jacki Schirmer
Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University
Since 2008, many parts of the Tasmanian forest industry have been affected by an extensive downtu
Australian Forest Contractors Association (AFCA) manager David Drane is keen to contact a number of South Australian forestry industry workers in the hope that they may be included in the AFCA Hall of Fame. “I would like people to contact me so that I can send them a nomination form a