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Forest biodiversity and wildlife research webinar

This Wednesday 8 June Forestry Australia will host a webinar featuring Dr Brad Law and Dr Leroy Gonsalves of the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI). Source: Timberbiz Dr Law will provide an overview about the recent koala research by NSW DPI. The research has been multi-facete
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National launch of ForestFit a fitting end to a vital development

The concept brainstormed across the whiteboard had been attempted before.  The difference this time around was everyone involved knew that what was being proposed would need to be recognised by industry nationally to succeed. Source: Timberbiz Securing funding and bringing together th
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Albanese government to deliver $300M for forestry with new ministry

Australia’s forest industries welcome the new Albanese Government Ministry that was sworn in with a mandate to turbocharge the nation’s One Billion Trees goal to tackle climate change and secure Australia’s future timber and fibre needs. Source: Timberbiz Australian Forest Products As
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World Environment Day deadline for entries to Responsible Wood photo comp

Entrants have until World Environment Day (June 5) to enter the Responsible Wood photo competition. Responsible Wood Marketing and Communication Officer Jason Ross has been overwhelmed by the response as professional and amateur photographers across Australia submit their favourite ph
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OFO’s forest photo competition winners

OneFortyOne’s 2022 forest photo competition winners have been selected. Launched on International Day of Forests in March, the competition received more than 150 photo entries from students from across the Limestone Coast and Western Victoria. Source: Timberbiz Entries were brought to
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Inspiring line-up for forestry symposium

Forestry Australia has revealed an inspiring line-up of keynote speakers for its 2022 Symposium, to be held both in person in Albury and online from Thursday 20 – Saturday 22 October. Source: Timberbiz Forest Policy Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nation
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New board member for Forestry Australia after member audit

Forestry Australia has released results of its latest member audit, which show a happy and growing membership base. The organisation has experienced an unprecedented 19% increase in membership since 2020, with member satisfaction also significantly increasing. Source: Timberbiz The au
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AFPA welcomes new Labor government now sworn in

The Australian Forest Products Association has congratulated the incoming Albanese Labor Government and signalled its determination to assist Labor meet timber production targets and more ambitious climate goals. Source: Timberbiz Anthony Albanese was sworn in as Australia’s 31st prim
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Get in quick with your Gottstein application

Gottstein Trust flagship grants program applicants have until 3 June to get their applications in. These opportunities are open to absolutely anyone – an in-field machinery operator,  nursery worker,  mill worker, TAFE student, haulage operator, PhD researcher, architect, engineer, si
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New carpentry trade facility for Melbourne’s north

Victoria’s State Government has delivered a new carpentry trade facility at Kangan TAFE – the final piece in the TAFE’s multi-million-dollar Trades and Skills Centre for Broadmeadows jobseekers. Source: Timberbiz Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney launched the $1.2 m
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