A review of Tasmania’s woodcraft sector has found that more than 2000 people are employed in the State’s special species timber and woodcraft sector, while a further 8500 participate in woodcraft activity as a hobby or on a limited commercial scale. In addition to its contribution to
People illegally cutting down trees in State forest reserves are unnecessarily risking lives and adding to the escalating levels of damage occurring in state parks and conservation areas throughout Tasmania.
After almost two years as the communications manager for the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI), John Liston has packed his bags and is heading off to tackle new and exciting challenges in the United Kingdom.
This year's Forest Industries Conference is setting its attention on innovation, investment and jobs. Michael Hartman, chief executive officer of ForestWorks, said that with the impact of the global economic recession being felt in the forest, wood, paper and timber products industry,