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Latest timber industry news, updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

State government commitment to forest agreements essential to the future of Australia’s

The National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI) is urging state governments to follow the lead of the Federal Government by reconfirming their commitments to Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) as the cornerstone of forest management in Australia, thereby ensuring ongoing investm
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Training partnership aims to increase forestry safety

A PARTNERSHIP agreement between Forestry Tasmania and the Tasmanian Forest Contractors Association (TFCA) promises to deliver improved safety outcomes for forest workers.
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Forestry: a climate of change, is conference theme

THE INSTITUTE of Foresters of Australia (IFA) National Conference to be held in Caloundra on Queensland's Sunshine Coast from 6 – 10 September has set its sights on climate change.
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The Safety Show Sydney puts safety into action

Manual handling, bullying, compliance and safe work at heights workshops plus acres of the latest workplace safety products and services await visitors to The Safety Show Sydney, when it runs from October 27 to 29 this year.
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AFG national conference in Mount Gambier

The 2010 Australian Forest Growers (AFG) National Conference will be held in Mount Gambier, the centre of the Green Triangle, the largest plantation region in Australia boasting nearly 20% of Australia's plantation resource.
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FWPA Standards Manager

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is seeking a senior manager to coordinate the ongoing development and review of Australian timber standards (and associated building standards and codes).
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Forests NSW workforce meets to take safety to a higher level

Forests NSW workforce from Bombala and Moss Vale met last week to discuss numerous aspects of safety.
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Stimulus to help bolster forests and forest products

The Australian Government is inviting applications for funding under the $9 million Forest Industries Development Fund.
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