Tag Archives: Tasmania

Forest wars over Tasmania reignite

Environment groups will step up their “forest war” campaign to preserve Tasmania’s existing World Heritage area boundaries, following a rejection of the federal government’s ambitions to have them withdrawn. Source: The Australian
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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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Help for Forestry Tasmania to gain FSC

Forestry Tasmania has appointed an auditor to help it win crucial Forestry Stewardship Council certification. Source: ABC News
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New Forestry Tasmania CEO

The chairman of Forestry Tasmania (FT), Bob Annells, announced that Steve Whiteley had been appointed by the board as the organisation’s new chief executive. Sources: Timberbiz, ABC News
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Glulam operation in Tasmania expands

All is not bad news in Tasmania; growth is coming with the opening of a new facility in North Motton to produce glulam. Source: Timberbiz
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Burnie Council profits from Forestry Tasmania stockpile

A prime industrial site in Burnie will become a holding yard for Forestry Tasmania’s stockpile of export logs. Source: The Mercury
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It’s deal or no deal in Tasmania

Signatories to Tasmania’s forest peace deal were kept in the dark about the final size of a Wilderness World Heritage Area nomination. Source: ABC News
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Impact of special timbers in Tasmania

Senator Richard Colbeck has asked what the Labor Government intends to do about the devastating impacts of proposed forestry changes on stocks of Tasmanian special timbers. Source: Timberbiz
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Impact of special timbers in Tasmania

Senator Richard Colbeck has asked what the Labor Government intends to do about the devastating impacts of proposed forestry changes on stocks of Tasmanian special timbers. Source: Timberbiz
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Green won’t budge on Forestry Tasmania restructure

Acting Tasmanian Premier Bryan Green said that the decision to restructure Forestry Tasmania was in the best interests of Tasmanian taxpayers and aimed at providing greater certainty for its workforce. Source: Timberbiz
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