AFCA has made some changes to its membership base to incorporate the diverse range of professionals involved in various aspects of the forest industry, including silviculture, planting & spraying, harvesting, haulage, civil works such as roading, growers, managers, mills and processors. Source: Timberbiz
By including these additional industries and categories listed below, AFCA aims to encompass the entire forest industry and promote its sustainability and prosperity:
- Affiliate – industry organisations, retired workers and individuals working in the forest industry.
- Subcontractor – subcontractors who subcontract to forest contractors.
- Supporter – growers, managers, mills and processors.
- Silviculture contractor
- Civil contractor
- Firewood contractors – firewood contractors supplying commercial firewood.
By representing their interests, AFCA aims to ensure that members, the forest industry, supply chain, and governments are well-informed about the latest developments and best practices for a sustainable and prosperous forest industry.
AFCA engages with government, industry stakeholders and the community to represent the interests of members and plays an important role in ensuring members, the forest industry, supply chain and governments are aware of developments and best practices for a viable forest industry and future.