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Forest peace deal problems ongoing

Tasmania’s Upper House MPs are considering a critical report on the Government’s efforts to address problems with the implementation of the forest peace deal, as they prepare to vote on its future. Source: ABC News
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200 000 Australians await forest industry policies

With possibly just weeks until Australia goes to the polls, the 200,000 Australian voters who, directly or indirectly, rely for their livelihood on forestry, wood and paper products are still waiting to hear from the major parties. Source: Timberbiz
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Forest Industry launches marginal seats campaign

The Australian Forest Products Association has launched a marginal and forestry seats campaign to bring forest policy to the fore in the coming federal election. Source: Timberbiz
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How to fight European forest fires

Every year there are devastating forest fires in Europe, destroying thousands of hectares of forests. The South European countries are at higher risk, but no European country is immune. Source: Europa
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Forest protection already in WA

A submission from a group of scientists to the Environmental Protection Authority has placed the spotlight on the management of South West forests. Source: Donnybrook-Bridgetown Mail
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Forest deal faces another hurdle

The centrepiece of Tasmania’s forest peace deal, a 120,000ha extension to the state’s world heritage area, is in doubt because of concerns by the World Heritage Committee. Source: The Australian
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Green Triangle reduces dependence on forest

Figures in a government report show the Green Triangle region has reduced its dependence on the forestry industry for employment. Source: ABC News
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Forest bill gets Royal Assent

Forest peace deal legislation is now a reality after the bill was given Royal Assent by the Governor of Tasmania. Source: ABC News
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Elmia Wood an important vitamin for the forest industry

Elmia Wood 2013 was the most important international forestry fair for many years and it wasn’t just because of the huge attendance figures. Source: Timberbiz
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Bundaleer Forest in recuperation

The beginning of 2013 was a horrid start for landholders in the Bundaleer Forest in the mid north of South Australia. Source: ABC North and West SA
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