The VAFI 2019 Industry Dinner is on again and we invite you to be part of our exciting event at the MCG.

Described as the ‘Victorian timber and forestry event of the year’ the dinner is a night of entertainment, networking and catching up with friends. It’s also a night to honour and celebrate the wonderful contributions our men and women provide to our dynamic industry.

You will be entertained by our master of ceremony for the evening, Warwick Merry and Melbourne musician Paul Jamieson.

This year the dinner will be held in the Olympic Room at Melbourne’s iconic institution – the MCG. It’s history and importance to our state parallels the rich history of the Victorian timber and forestry industry.

Date: Friday 15 November 2019
Venue: Olympic Room, MCG, Brunton Ave, East Melbourne
Time: 6.00pm
Dress: Lounge Suit
RSVP: Friday 1 November 2019

For further information please phone 03 9611 9000 or email



To receive a 15% discount on a:

One Bedroom apartment at Quest Jolimont in East Melbourne, click here, enter your dates and enter promo code VAFI19.

Studio room at Quest East Melbourne, click here, enter your dates and enter promo code VAFI19.


The VAFI 2019 Industry Dinner is proudly brought to you by:
Gold sponsor

Australian Paper is one of the largest employers in the Latrobe Valley, supporting close to 2,400 jobs in the region and has a proud history in local paper manufacturing stretching back to 1868. Australian Paper is committed to its mission of sustainable growth for the next generation by targeting four key areas; sustainable fibre supply, strategic investment, global competitiveness and innovation. Aside from its focus on the growing packaging market, Australian Paper is also pursuing a $600 million Energy from Waste (EfW) facility at Maryvale, an innovative aquaculture partnership, and future opportunities in the bio-manufacturing sector.

Silver sponsor

First Super is the industry super fund for everyone in the furniture and joinery, paper and pulp, and timber industries. They’re here to help take the hassle out of super and create happy retirements. They can help find your lost super and roll it into a single account, saving you time and money. Call First Super today on 1300 360 988.

Bronze sponsor

Table sponsors

Department of Jobs, Precincts and RegionsAE Gibson

Award sponsors


Event sponsors



The Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) is the peak body for the Victorian forest and wood products industry.

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