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Let’s Start Our Own Protest – Support the Manufacturers and Retailers that Support Australia’s Forest Industries

Dear Timber Communities Australia members and supporters, Attacks being waged against retailers are a new form of protesting to shut down Australia’s forest industries. Australia’s forest industries need the support of Timber Communities Australia members, supporters and the general
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HIA takes great pleasure in inviting you to the 2011 HIA Construction Outlook Breakfast Series.

Held over three consecutive mornings in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, Construction Outlook is Australia's premier building and construction event. The event brings together the foremost industry experts to provide the most up-to-date outlook for housing and construction as well as i
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Rural Alive and Well – MEDIA ADVISORY

The Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association welcomes the announcement by Deputy Premier Bryan Green of the first year’s funding of a two year program to support forest workers and their families with a tailored counselling service. “Most contractors will be aware and very appreciati
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The First Bounce – AFPA’s inaugural policy forum held at MCG

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.
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MEDIA RELEASE: TFCA questions rural business definition.

The Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association welcomes the extension of the Rural Financial Counselling Service for a further term of four years, recently announced by Minister, Joe Ludwig.
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MEDIA RELEASE: TFCA welcomes new Chair.

The Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association announced, today, the resignation, as Chairman, of Rodney Bishop, who is retiring from the industry.
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ForestWorks response to South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015

ForestWorks, the Industry Skills Council for the forest, wood, paper and timber products, wishes to respond to the South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015 draft for consultation.
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ForestWorks response to South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015

ForestWorks, the Industry Skills Council for the forest, wood, paper and timber products, wishes to respond to the South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015 draft for consultation.
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Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association: No breach of Statement of Principles

The rumour that the Tasmanian forest Statement of Principles is being breached through the engagement of new forest contractors appears to be without foundation, TFCA CEO Ed Vincent said today.
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Steady Rates the Appropriate Course, says HIA

The Reserve Bank Board today opted for the only sensible course of action and kept the official cash rate on hold, says the Housing Industry Association (HIA), the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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