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Report confirms forestry in Australia has suffered

The forestry industry in Australia has suffered over the past five years with the collapse of managed investment schemes and the exits of several major players according to a new IBISWorld report. Source: Timberbiz
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Report a furphy about Tassie forestry

The Australia Institute (TAI) continues its history of using dubious numbers to push a green agenda according to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture Senator Richard Colbeck. Sources: Timberbiz, Herald Sun, ABC News
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Report in on SA forestry sector

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, at the request of the South Australian State Government, studied the condition of the forest sector industries in the Green Triangle region. Sources: Science Daily, Finnbay
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ABARES report shows forestry hit hard

An ABARES report has exposed the ousted Labor-Green Government for mismanagement of the Australian forest industry according to Senator Richard Colbeck. Source: Timberbiz
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Report card in on Tasmanian peace deal

The first report on the progress of Tasmania’s forest peace deal says the restructure is being hampered by a critical shortage of wood. Source: ABC News
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Markets For Change report anti-bioenergy

According to Markets For Change there is significant risk in establishing native forest-based bioenergy projects to substitute for Australia’s ailing woodchip export trade, including adverse climate impacts, according to a new report by environment group Markets For Change.
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Report points the Gunn and fires

A comprehensive report on timber company Gunns has recommended the Tasmanian business be wound up. Sources: ABC News, ABC Rural
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Woodscape report on biofuels may be a lifeline

Forest crown research institute Scion will launch its Woodscape report on the viability of generating biofuels from trees, a move that could throw a much needed financial lifeline to the sector. Sources: Stuff NZ, Fairfax
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NZ report points to bio fuels for forestry

New Zealand’s plantation forestry estate represents a major opportunity for New Zealand to become more self-sufficient in transport fuels. That is the conclusion of the latest report from the Pure Advantage business lobby group seeking support for a “green growth” push in New Zealand. Source: The National Business Review
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HIA Report shows housing starts fell

At a morning function in Melbourne yesterday the HIA released the latest HIA Housing 100 Report stating the number of HOUSING 100 starts fell by 7.3% to 48,130 in 2011/12, their lowest level since 1996/97. Source: Timberbiz
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