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Timber recycling facility gets five year extension

A timber recycling facility in Clackline, Western Australia has been given a five-year extension of its temporary planning approval. Source: In My Community
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World Building of the Year is in Auckland

New Zealand’s Auckland Art Gallery was named the World Building of the Year at last
week’s World Architecture Festival in Singapore. Source: Business Insider
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Rural Woman of the Year Turns Over a New Leaf

Key forestry leaders met to discuss ways to communicate career opportunities to younger generations. Sources: The Border Watch, ABC Rural
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Farm Foresters of the Year

Te Karaka’s Bob Wishart and Meg Gaddum have won another major award that further recognises their farming and foresting efforts over 33 years. Source: Gisborne Herald
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Scion celebrates first year under CRI reforms

Crown Research Institute Scion completed a successful first full year under the Crown Research Institute (CRI) Taskforce reforms. Scion chairman Tony Nowell said the reforms have made a positive difference. Source: Timberbiz
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New year taxes in California

Californian governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that charges consumers a 1% tax on lumber products starting in January 2013 and restricts damages landowners
pay for sparking wildfires. Source: Sacramento Bee
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NZIF Forester of the Year

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry Forester of the Year Award for 2012 was presented to Mr Brett Gilmore, a Registered Forester from Napier at the Institute’s annual conference in Christchurch last week. Source: Timberbiz
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NSW student of the year is in forestry

Forests NSW Grafton-based supervising forestry officer (SFO) Matt Beetson has been named North Coast TAFE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year. Source: Timberbiz
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New mill back on track for completion this year

WORK ON a new timber mill in New South Wales has recommenced after a temporary halt. The December halt was caused by an administrative issue. However, Tasco’s managing director Bart Crawley said the Bombala Mill was on track for completion in December 2012.
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