Tag Archives: Queensland

Tas sawmill receives warm welcome in Queensland

A Tasmanian timber company has relocated some of its business to central Queensland. Source: ABC News
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Private forestry in demand in Queensland

Demand for locally grown native timber from south-east Queensland could soon be on the increase. Source: ABC Rural
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Queensland timber employees to get entitlements

Liquidators of a southern Queensland timber firm say they are very close to reaching a deal that would see employees get their full entitlements. Source: ABC News

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Tree clearing farmers could start Queensland forest wars

Farmers say they can be trusted not to go overboard if tree-clearing laws are relaxed in Queensland. Source: The Australian
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Queensland government ignores climate change in strategy paper

Farmers have accused the Queensland State Government of ignoring the impact of climate change on farms in a draft strategy paper on how to double agriculture by 2040. Source: The Australian
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DTM has best mill in Queensland

DTM Timber’s Tiaro mill has beaten the best in the industry to be named Queensland’s best sawmilling operation. Tiaro site manager Nigel Martin believed it was the versatility of the mill that clinched them the win at the Queensland Timber Industry Awards. Source: Fraser Coast Chronicle
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Timber Queensland backs logging legislation

Industry body Timber Queensland has welcomed the illegal logging legislation passed by the Senate on November 19 as a significant step in addressing illegal
imports. Source: Timberbiz
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Queensland lobbies for more logging

The timber industry is lobbying the Queensland Government to release more forest for logging. When the State Government privatised Forestry Plantations Queensland, there was a condition that hardwood plantations be established by 2025. Source: ABC Rural

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Queensland alliance to further forestry

Gympie in Queensland is the centre for a strategic alliance between the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), the CSIRO and the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry for research into the future of forestry. Source: The Gympie Times

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Queensland manufacturers prepare for skills-led revolution

The manufacturing sector is vital to the Queensland economy as it underpins the resources boom and major infrastructure program supporting the growth of the mining and gas sectors and the 2012 Manufacturing Skills Conference, to be held in Brisbane on 18 May, aims to start a skills-led revolution to ensure that the sector is positioned to meet the future economic growth of Queensland. Source: Timberbiz
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