Tag Archives: Tassie

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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More slanging matches in Tassie parliament

Legislative Councillors in Tasmania have denied playing politics over the forestry issue in a heated exchange at a parliamentary committee reviewing Government Business Enterprises. Source: The Examiner
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AFPA says Tassie pulp mill deserves rational consideration

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has applauded the Tasmanian State Labor Government and Liberal Opposition for maintaining their support in principal for a pulp making plant. Source: Timberbiz

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Home truths from Tassie sawmiller

Longford, Tasmania’s Graham Monson is one of the casualties of the Tasmanian forestry intergovernmental agreement. Source: The Examiner
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Election means extra help for Tassie forestry

The Federal Government is pledging extra assistance for Tasmanian forestry workers to retrain. Sources: ABC News, The Examiner
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Tassie deal knows no boundaries

The forest deal has descended into more chaos with the revelation that the proposed boundaries have not yet been finalized and that the Greens may be targeting other states. Source: Timberbiz
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Tassie peace deal attacked from a new side

The President of Tasmania’s Legislative Council has delivered a scathing assessment of the forest peace deal. Source: 7 News
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Tassie sawmillers buyout by government

Federal taxpayers will immediately begin funding at least $ 15 million to buy out Tasmanian sawmillers in a final attempt to secure a lasting forest peace deal in the state. The move was backed in an “interim agreement” between forest industry and green groups. Source: The Australian

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Earth summits disrupts Tassie summit

Negotiations concerning native forest logging in Tasmania have been delayed, in part to allow some peace deal signatories to attend an Earth Summit in Brazil. Source: ABC News

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Tassie outlook bleak and worse without Gunns

Tasmania remains Australiaʼs worst performing state in terms of construction and the outlook for property industry capital growth and should Gunns pulp mill not proceed virtually no growth in overall civil construction activity is slated to occur over the next three years. Source: DesignBuild Source
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