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Forest Protestors Defy Andrews Lock Down Laws with Impunity Putting Lives at Risk

7 May 2020 Despite clear legal prohibitions, protestors in Victoria continue to interfere with legal forestry operations by entering worksites. The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) Ross Hampton said, “Our State and Federal Governments have quite rightly designated all forest industries ‘essential’ as the products Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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VIC RFAs extensions welcome, but Andrews’ plan to close the timber industry still casts shadow over its future

1 April 2020 The peak associations representing Victoria’s sustainable native timber industries have cautiously welcomed today’s announcement of the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) extension, but considerable uncertainty still surrounds the Andrews Government’s plan to close down the industry by 2030. The Victorian Association of Forest Industries Inc. (VAFI) the Australian Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago

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

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