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Vision blurs on farm forestry future

Last June the Federal Government dissolved the national network of 19 Private Forestry Development Committees (PFDCs), regional groups whose key objective was to put trees back into over-cleared farm land.
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Trio combines for annual workshop

The Australian Timber Trainers Association (ATTA), ForestWorks and Forest Industry Assessment Plan System (FIAPS) members will hold a combined annual workshop in Mt Gambier on 27-30 July 2009.
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Improved representation for plantation industry

National representation of Australia’s plantation forestry, wood and paper industries will be further consolidated next month.
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Put yourself in the picture and promote your organisation

When you have a party, a meeting, special occasion or just a social gathering there’s always someone with a camera, so, snap off the best shots you can and send them to us ([email protected]).
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National timber industry publication set to re-launch

RYAN PUBLICATIONS, publishers of Australian Forests & Timber News, Daily Timber News and Australian Forests & Timber Directory, will re-launch Australian Timberman magazine in April.
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Where do the Liberals stand on protecting redgums?

The Brumby Government has called on the State Liberals to stop flip-flopping and either admonish or fall into line with their coalition partners the Nationals on the protection of the State’s iconic River Red Gum forests.
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Blue Tier makeover unveiled

Improvements to trails and other visitor facilities on the Blue Tier in Tasmania’s North East have been unveiled. The joint project by Forestry Tasmania and the Australian Government was completed through the Tasmanian Forest Tourism Initiative at a cost of $240,000.
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Bushfires make disaster book

A BOOK based on disasters that have shocked Australia would not be complete without a chapter dedicated to the Black Saturday fires that devastated so many.
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Size isn’t everything

Knowing where energy is being used is the secret to making carbon management an exercise in profitability rather than just compliance says Coffey Environments, a specialist sustainability engineering service with the benefit of 10 years experience assessing and analysing carbon footpr
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