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Queenslanders win National Tree Farmer of the Year award

Kingaroy farmers John and Jane McLaughlin have won the prestigious AFG Prime Super National Tree Farmer of the Year award for 2008.
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BioFibres for industry – from field to factory

Biofibres for industry was officially launched by the Minister Gavin Jennings (Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Innovation) at the Biofibres for Industry workshop on Wednesday 29 October.
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Meeting the challenges of the future

The final day of the four-day Australian Forest Growers’ national conference Forestry for a Better Future: climate, commerce and communities in Albury continued to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the forestry industry.
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Bushfire potential ‘above normal’ for coming summer

A lack of rainfall has left southern Australia prone to an above normal fire potential this summer.
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Wood Naturally Better…naturally!

Australia's wood and wood products industry has launched a multi-million dollar program to highlight the important role wood products play in tackling climate change, and to dispel misconceptions about the material.
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Forest growing helps address climate change

The Australian Forests Growers’ National Conference, currently being held in Albury, has delivered what it promised under this year’s theme “Forestry for a better future: Climate, commerce and communities.”
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Business comes to grips with climate change at The Safety Show

Financial and practical help for tackling the business impact of climate change will be a feature of seminars at The Safety Show Sydney over the first two of the three-day event next week.
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Forestry is no longer a 20th Century economy

Forestry is no longer a 20th Century economy but a part of the new economy in a world coping with carbon pollution.
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Komatsu Forest area manager rides for good cause

Nigel Howard is again competing with his fellow pink suited bike riders in the 210km ride in the aid of Breast Cancer Network Australia.
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