The success of a multi-million-dollar government fund to boost skills stems from the experience of forestry and associated industries, according to Australia’s key forestry skills council. Skills Minister Chris told the National Press Club the National Workforce Development Fund (NWDF
The first public comment phase of the revision process of the Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management (AS 4708) is underway, according to Australian Forestry Standard Limited (AFS Ltd). The draft revised Standard has been sent to stakeholders in forest management seeking
Funds managed by New Forests have taken a controlling interest in a major Green Triangle plantation – the 46,000 hectare Auspine estate. New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund is the lead investor in the transaction, which includes the land and trees of the 64-prop
In 2004 the Riddoch Art Gallery launched its first wood sculpture competition, with ForestrySA becoming the major sponsor. Four exhibitions later and ForestrySA is still proud to be the sponsor of this event. The exhibition promotes the beauty and uses of wood, and assists in the cult
The AUSTimber 2012 Forestworks’ Conference 29 March has a theme ‘precision forestry in action’. Organisers have secured speakers from around the world prepared to share their experiences applying precision technology to businesses and forestry agencies in a variety of different count
The Victorian Supreme Court has ruled that logging could resume in the region's Gun Barrel forest coupe, and has dismissed claims that proposed logging projects in two further coupes posed a threat to the environment.