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Quality timbers to go under the hammer

The Forest Products Commission is expecting spirited bidding from woodcraft enthusiasts at the next quarterly log auction.
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Moving ‘For-wood’: Essential to a sustainable future

In the lead-up to the Federal Election, Australia’s peak forest industry body announced its new Forest Industry Growth Plan in Hobart, with the key message that a growing forest industry is essential in building a sustainable and low emissions future for Australia.
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Forestry Tasmania plays major part in National Science Week

During National Science Week this month, school children will have the opportunity to find out about the science of growing trees at Forestry Tasmania’s Warra Long-Term Ecological Research Site and the Tahune AirWalk.
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75 jobs to go in FPC restructure

Up to 75 staff at the Forest Products Commission in West Australia are to be offered voluntary redundancies as part of a restructure plan, following big losses at the forestry agency. Forestry Minister Terry Redman said most of the staff cuts would occur over the next two years, and w
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3.8 million trees for the central west

Planting has begun of more than 3.8m seedlings in the Central West in State Forests near Bathurst, Lithgow, Orange and Oberon.
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NAFI to launch Forest Industries Growth Plan

The National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI) is on the verge of unveiling a plan that could generate $19 billion in new industry investment by 2020 and create thousands of new jobs.
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The timber seats to watch

While the recent media focus has been the ongoing discussion over the future of the Tasmanian forest industry, National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI) has also identified several marginal Lower House seats that will play a strong role in the race for the Lodge in 2010 in main
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ForestrySA welcomes new Enterprise Agreement

ForestrySA has welcomed the news that its employees have voted in favour of the new Enterprise Agreement.
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Industry Hardwood Workshop

To rally the industry and map out the future, Timber Queensland is holding a one–day workshop “The future of Queensland Hardwoods, aligning growth, processing and sales for success” at The Pavilion Conference Centre, Gympie on 20 August.
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