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T3 Collingwood wins award with the last of Vic hardwood timber

A 15-storey office tower, with a six-star energy rating, manufactured in Heyfield has won the Australian Institute of Architects 2024 Vic Chapter Awards – Commercial Architecture category. Source: Timberbiz The striking T3 Collingwood building claims the title of Australia’s tallest t
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Industry transition information sessions for contractors

AFCA will hold industry transition information sessions for its Victorian members, the following events will be held on Thursday 20 June. Source: Timberbiz Information sessions in Bairnsdale for businesses impacted by the closure of native timber harvesting and who are weighing up the
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PEFC Forest Forum in Paris

At this year’s PEFC Forest Forum in Paris, five engaging speakers discussed the future of forests in policy, the benefits of forest certification for responsible businesses, and the need to align demand-side expectations with those of forest owners globally. Source: Timberbiz “With is
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Innovatek on the tough challenges in New Zealand forestry

People across the forest industry are facing some of the toughest challenges in the past decade with weather, markets and regulations all challenging the best of our foresters. Source: Timberbiz One way for people to make positive change in the face of adversity is to network with oth
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National Timber & Hardware award date changes

The National Timber & Hardware Association has postponed two of its State Industry Awards until next year due to a clash of dates. Source: Timberbiz The 2024 Queensland awards will now be held on 22 March 2025 and the 2024 South Australia & Northern Territory awards will now b
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Engineering Excellence Awards nominations extended

Nominations for the Engineers Australia Excellence Awards Project of the Year have been extended until Tuesday 2 July. The awards recognise the achievements of the engineering professionals and cutting-edge engineering projects driving Australia forward. Source: Timberbiz Last year
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HVP and CFA training back on track

A recent collaborative training exercise between CFA and Hancock Victorian Plantations (HVP) has been hailed as a success following an enforced break because of the pandemic. Source: Australian Rural & Regional News The Shelley Burn Camp is unique because it occurs in one of the h
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Bush Users Group petition Vic Gov’t to stop national parks

  About 400 Victorians a day have been signing a petition calling on the Victorian Government to halt converting another 486,412ha of state forests into national parks, locking out hunters, firewood collectors, prospectors, horse and trail-bike riders, according to The Weekly Tim
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New CEO for VFPA

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has welcomed Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) CEO, Andrew White to the role ahead of his commencement in late August 2024, AFPA Chief Executive Officer, Diana Hallam said. Source: Timberbiz “On behalf of AFPA and the broade
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FSC ANZ AGM marks 30 years of FSC for Life

FSC ANZ hosted its 17th Annual General Meeting on 30 May, marking a significant milestone with the celebration of 30 years of FSC globally under the theme ‘ FSC for Life.’ The event, held in Canberra and attended by members both in person and online, highlighted the organi
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