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FTMA Australia National Conference

The 2013 FTMA Australia National Conference will be QT Gold Coast on July 23 July this year, with the Multinail Machinery Expo following the conference on July 24. Source: Timberbiz
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Sri Lanka, Australia and UN forestry program

The Sri Lankan government together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Australian government launched a community forestry program. Sources: Lanka Business online, Colombo Page
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Indonesia wants Australia to drop timber bill

Indonesia has amplified its call for Australia to drop attempts at imposing restrictions on timber imports. Denny Lesmana, First Secretary for Economic Affairs at Indonesia’s embassy in Canberra, said he lamented Australia’s refusal to postpone the landmark timber trade bill. Sources: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, BBC News, Australian Financial Review
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Continuing CFMEU protests in South Australia

About 40 timber workers concerned that they are to lose their jobs disrupted a South Australian government economic forum at Mount Gambier in the state’s southeast. The focus of the forum was food, wine and advanced manufacturing. Source: Ninemsn, ABC South East SA
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Australia and New Zealand arrangement on illegal logging

Australia and New Zealand have strengthened their long-standing cooperation on forestry issues by signing the Arrangement on Combating Illegal Logging and Promoting Sustainable Forest Management. This illustrates a shared commitment to addressing illegal logging and promotion of sustainable forest management. Sources: Voxy (NZ), Ninemsn

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Canadian mill – largest single line sawmill to service Australia

A Vancouver-based manufacturer of wood products has an ambitious plan to operate the largest single line sawmill on the coast of British Columbia. Source: Journal of Commerce
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Australia sees REDD with Indonesia project

Indonesia’s change of government in the province of Aceh may cause a large Australian-owned forest-carbon project to be abandoned. Sources: The Sydney Morning Herald, The Brisbane Times, Maribyrnong Weekly
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Fair Work Australia win for employers – The Australian

Fair Work Australia win for employers
The Australian
The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union slammed the tribunal for approving the agreement and flagged a likely court challenge. The union claims the decision, if allowed to stand, could be used by companies across the resource sector to induce
Fair Work allows mining workers to opt out of collective union agreementSmartCompany.com.au
Fair Work rules in favour of employersBusiness Spectator

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