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VicForests has released the amended Timber Release Plan

VicForests’ Board has approved the amendments to the TRP, in accordance with the requirements of the Sustainable Forests (Timber) Act 2004, and a notice in relation to the amended TRP was published in the Victoria Government Gazette S 506 on Wednesday.   Source: Timberbiz

The amendments to the TRP include:

  • 369 new coupes
  • 23 amended coupes
  • 9 amended access requirements
  • 123 removed coupes that have been successfully regenerated
  • 145 removed coupes that are no longer planned to be harvested.

The approved TRP supports ongoing responsible timber supply to local customers in accordance with the Victorian Forestry Plan. It provides industry with certainty and helps communities to understand where timber harvesting may take place.

All timber harvesting and regeneration operations are conducted in accordance with Victoria’s strict environmental regulations and the State’s Forest Management Zoning scheme.

VicForests’ operations are regulated and monitored by Victoria’s Office of the Conservation Regulator, including through the Victorian Government Forest Audit Program. VicForests is committed to complying with or exceeding regulatory controls to ensure the sustainable management of forest areas.

A schedule of the approved timber harvesting areas as well as location maps are available on the VicForests website at

All feedback on the approved TRP should be directed to [email protected]