Tag Archives: Tasmanian

AFS is opening markets for Tasmanian AKS Forest Solutions

Certification to the Australian Forestry Standard is opening markets for a northern Tasmanian forest company. Source: ABC 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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Tasmanian Opposition trip to Canberra for pulp mill

Tasmanian Opposition Leader Will Hodgman’s trip to Canberra to lobby his federal leaders for support for the controversial pulp mill has been met with mixed reactions. Source: The Examiner
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Don’t threaten Tasmanian peace Abbott

A key timber industry figure that signed up to Tasmania’s forest peace deal has warned Tony Abbott against any plan to win back World Heritage listings in the state. Sources: News.com.au, ABC News
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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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Tasmanian forestry money, for nothing

The Federal Government is under pressure to say how it will hand out Tasmania’s $ 100 million regional development fund. Source: ABC News
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Laser guidance to find giant Tasmanian trees

Forestry Tasmania has discovered another 17 hardwood eucalyptus trees in the state’s southern forests, with some of the giants believed to be up to 500 years old. Source: ABC News
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Tasmanian councils hit hard by forest deal

An Upper House inquiry is scrutinising legislation needed to protect 504,000 hectares of native forest from logging. The Dorset Mayor, Barry Jarvis, says a multi-billion dollar industry is being “sacrificed” and the compensation on offer is “paltry”. Source: ABC News
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Tasmanian deal creates uncertainty for everyone

A Tasmanian mining company is warning uncertainty surrounding the forest peace deal legislation could stall $ 40 million worth of investment. Source: ABC News
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