East Gippsland Shire Council has turned its back on the municipality’s important native forest industry with its insipid response to the Andrews Government’s plan to phase out the industry by 2030. The council partnered Wellington Shire in commissioning a consultant’s study that showe
The timber shortage situation is not getting any better. In fact, indications are that it’s getting worse. There are reports from the Frame and Truss Manufacturers Association of Australia that some timber companies are leapfrogging fabricators and are dealing directly with builders.