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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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PF Olsen CEO to step down in September

After almost two decades at the helm, Peter Clark, CEO of PF Olsen (and president of the NZ Forest Owners Association), plans to resign later this year. Source: Timberbiz “I came into this role at a time when PF Olsen was a relatively small business and have had the support of k
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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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International Day of Forests focus on industry and sustainability

International Day of Forests (21 March) was a celebration of what our forests, timber and wood products mean to our lives, and the critical importance of sustainable management to protect the environment. Source: Timberbiz Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senato
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More news more often

More news, more often … that’s the promise when Daily Timber News moves into its twice-weekly timeslot (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from next week. This special industry-driven news outlet will take on a slightly different content coverage with special segments and opinion pie
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ForestWorks feedback wanted on draft project outlines 

ForestWorks is currently preparing two project outline documents called ‘Cases for Change’ for which they are seeking input. Source: Timberbiz Feedback is sought to guide the need for projects to develop skills and training products in the following areas: loading and unlo
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ERA reform of State Government business licensing

The Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) has started consultation for an inquiry into reform of Western Australia’s business and occupational licensing framework. Source: Timberbiz There are 700 state government licensing schemes covering business and occupational licences, registratio
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Forests and Wood Products, and Pulp and Paper IRCs

Forest and Wood Products and Pulp and Paper is seeking feedback on the draft IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work. Source: Timberbiz IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work identifies skills gaps and emerging skills needs within training packages for 2018-20
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FSC Australia announces public forum

Australia’s Forest Stewardship Council (FSC Australia) has announced a public forum to be held on 22 March, from 2-6pm, at the Library at the Dock, Docklands. Source: Timberbiz Attendees will discuss opportunities and challenges that the Forest Stewardship Council is presented with in
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