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6th International Forest Engineering Conference

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned about risks to which agricultural and forestry workers are exposed at the 6th International Forest Engineering Conference (FEC2018) Quenching our thirst for new knowledge held on 16 – 19 April 2018, Rotorua, New Z
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AFPA wants young forestry researchers for international innovation award

The Australian Forest Products Association is calling all young researchers in forest-based sciences to put their hands up and apply for the Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award. Source: Timberbiz These are prestigious awards and the winners will be announced in Canada in 2019.
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International forestry meetings highlight importance of bioenergy

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) Chief Executive Officer, Ross Hampton, recently attended Food and Agriculture (FAO) meetings in Rome, including the 59th Advisory Committee on Sustainable Forest-based Industries (ACSFI) meeting. Source: Timberbiz The ACSFI serves as a
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More news more often

More news, more often … that’s the promise as Daily Timber News moves into its twice-weekly timeslot (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from this week. This special industry-driven news outlet takes on a slightly different content coverage with special segments and opinion pieces pl
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Vic Government says it is modernizing RFAs

According to the Andrews Labor Government it is modernising the state’s Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) to support jobs and improve the long-term management of Victoria’s forests. Source: Timberbiz The Labor Government announced on 27 March 2018 that the East Gippsland, Central High
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AUSTimber 2020 launched

It was an auspicious day to be launching AUSTimber 2020 as unbeknown to the large gathering at the HVP plantation just outside of Traralgon elsewhere the RFAs for the area were being signed. Source: Timberbiz At the launch were an ample number of politicians including local National M
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More news more often

More news, more often … that’s the promise as Daily Timber News moves into its twice-weekly time slot (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from this week. This special industry-driven news outlet takes on a slightly different content coverage with special segments and opinion pieces p
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TSDS program extension

ForestWorks and the TSDS Project Team have announced the extension of the TSDS program in Tasmania. An extension to the program has been approved by the Department of State Growth. Source: Timberbiz TSDS applications can be received until 28 February 2020, or until the fund is fully e
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Timber Queensland launches awards program for engagement

Timber Queensland’s inaugural student awards programs SmartForests18 and SmartTimber18 will have cash prizes and it will provide students with opportunities to engage with potential employers. Source: Timberbiz Clarissa Brandt, Communications Manager Timber Queensland, said SmartFores
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Forestry wins with Liberals to pursue doubling timber manufacturing

South Australia’s forest industries should be optimistic following the election of a new State Government over the weekend. The SA Liberal Party has committed key policies that will have a positive impact on forest industries as they’re implemented. Source: Timberbiz “The Libera
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