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No more government money for Forestry Tasmania

Tasmanian State Resources Minister Paul Harriss said that Forestry Tasmania would not receive any taxpayer subsidies in the new financial year. Source: The Examiner
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Forest contractors call for government to alter industry exits

Forest contractors are calling on government to alter an industry exit package so businesses can buy back into plantation work. Source: ABC Rural
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Government intervention to save NZ industry

Government intervention is the only way to save the timber industry according to New Zealand political party NZ First. Sources: NZ News Wire, Yahoo 7 News

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New Tasmanian government forest plans

The new Tasmanian Government expects to detail plans for the state’s forest industry as early as next week. Source: ABC News
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Tasmanian Government behind Gunns

The Tasmanian Government has flagged it is willing to consider all options to secure a pulp mill in the Tamar Valley. Source: ABC News
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Tas timber processing hub stalled by Government

Plans to establish an integrated timber processing hub near Scottsdale in Tasmania have stalled over a new government process. Source: ABC Rural
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NZ government to import pre-fab steel framed houses

A timber industry reeling from the liquidation of Rotorua-based sawmill Tachikawa Forest Products faces the possibility that a Government tender will lead to thousands of Chinese-built, pre-fabricated, steelframed houses flooding the Auckland market. Sources: Stuff.co.nz, Fairfax NZ Media
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Forest Service stops logging due to government shutdown

The US Forest Service confirmed that it is shutting down logging operations on national forests across the country due to the partial shutdown of the federal government. Source: The Washington Post

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Abbott government pays for tree farming

The federal government has moved fast to reassure farmers the generation of on-farm carbon credits through storing carbon in trees or reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions remains a valuable and potentially lucrative source of income despite the imminent axing of the carbon tax. Source: The Australian
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Tas government to assess hardwood plantations

The Tasmanian Government has ordered an assessment of the size of Tasmania’s privately owned hardwood plantation estate. Source: ABC News
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