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Hoo-Hoo special convention in Canberra

Hoo-Hoo members of Jurisdiction IV (JIV), made up of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Malaysia, hold their annual general meeting at a convention which will be held 3-5 April in Canberra at the Rydges Capital Hill Hotel.
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State and Local Governments meet on river red gums

The Brumby Government is working with Local Government to support workers and communities affected by the implementation of the $38 million River Red Gum package.
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Australian fires smoke out Kyoto failings

While the tragedy of the shocking loss of life and destruction of property in the Australian wildfires are the immediate focus for authorities, this shouldn’t stop their impact eventually reaching all the way to Copenhagen and the halls where climate negotiators will meet later this y
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ITC Funds Management expands team

Forestry and timber specialist ITC boosts its Funds Management team with three more executives, each boasting at least 15 years industry experience, as the group ramps up its services for financial planning groups and advisers.
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National timber industry publication set to re-launch

RYAN PUBLICATIONS, publishers of Australian Forests & Timber News, Daily Timber News and Australian Forests & Timber Directory, will re-launch Australian Timberman magazine in April.
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Grave concerns for Chester ecosystems, surrounding life and property

The WA Forest Products Commission (FPC) has expressed growing concern at the activities of the Chester Forest Action Group (CFAG), which is actually doing more harm than good through damage to the areas ecosystem.
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Grateful thanks to firefighters

The Brumby Government has thanked overseas and interstate firefighters for their contribution to the ongoing effort to fight Victoria’s bushfires.
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Forestry Tasmania on target for performance objectives

THE end of conversion of native forests to plantations, development of alternatives to clearfelling, absence of chemicals in water samples, more open communication and closer ties with the community are among achievements listed in Forestry Tasmania’s 2007/08 Sustainable Forest Manage
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Snap ‘n zap puts you in the picture

WHEN YOU have a party, a meeting, special occasion or just a social gathering there’s always someone with a camera, so, snap off the best shots you can and send them to us ([email protected]). Your Christmas parties will provide the perfect opportunity. Add a few deta
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Forklift operators will be put to the test

AUSTRALIA’S BEST forklift operators are getting ready to battle for the title of Champion Driver at Melbourne Materials Handling Trade Show 2009, which will host the finals of the National Forklift Championships for the first time.
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