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The Board of Directors of TABMA Australia and the Board of Directors of TABMA QLD have agreed, so as to present a unified association, that TABMA Australia will assume the responsibility for the day to day management of TABMA QLD.
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Invitation to a special event

A conference on skills and training development for women in construction, forestry, mining and energy related industries will be held in Sydney early next month. This conference is of major importance to Australian industry and is supported by CFMEU, Skills DMC, CPSISC and ForestWork
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Global effort to put forests first

A global effort to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested lands by 2020 has been launched in Bonn, Germany.
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Regional cooperation sought in forestry disease control

A proposal by Taiwan that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum should establish a regional network on forestry disease control has been written into a declaration published at a just-concluded APEC meeting, officials of the Council of Agriculture (COA) said.
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Bermagui timber harvest ends

THE timber harvest in the latest two spotted gum compartments of Bermagui State Forest has been completed.
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VicForests celebrates ‘Women in Forestry’

More than 20 staff recently attended VicForests’ inaugural ‘Women in Forestry’ professional development event held in Traralgon.
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Report shows Victoria’s unique native forestry industry cannot be replaced by plantation resources

ANY ATTEMPT to reduce native forestry in Victoria would threaten $150 million in East Gippsland economic activity and endanger thousands of jobs. This is the dire warning from the Victorian Association of Forest Industries.
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Projected forest changes outlined in report

REDUCED rainfall and increased temperatures expected to occur by 2030 and 2050 would affect the growth rates of most commercial forest species, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.
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Farm forestry research seminar

GROWING Healthy Forests, Farm Forestry Research Seminar, the DPI’s sixth seminar in its farm forestry research series will be held at DPI Attwood, 475 Mickleham Road, on 28 October.
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