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.
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.
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
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
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.