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Timber Availability Chaos

The Victorian State Government’s inaction on securing the future of the Victorian native timber industry has industry workers facing an uncertain future. The Victorian Government is refusing to allow legitimate access by small Victorian businesses dependent on timber supply from state forests for their viability, through bureaucratic and administrative bungling. Downlaod PDF

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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VAFI Seeks Meeting with New Minister

The Victorian Association of Forest Industries Inc. (VAFI) congratulates the Andrews Government’s newly appointed Agriculture Minister, Jaclyn Symes, MP. VAFI CEO, Tim Johnston, said he looks forward to working closely with Minister Symes on behalf of VAFI members given the industry’s economic and social importance to Victoria. Download PDF

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Industry welcomes Victorian Opposition’s commitment to Australian-made paper

The peak bodies representing Australian and Victorian forest industries have warmly welcomed the Victorian Liberals and Nationals’ election commitment to use Australian-made paper wherever practical in State Government departments, from mid-2019, CEO of the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA), Mr Ross Hampton and CEO of the Victorian Association of Forest Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago

Changing the narrative

In this industry we are no stranger to being in the media, whether it be local, regional, mainstream, online or social. The coverage we receive varies at best, and is not always positive. There are those who fundamentally disagree with what we do, and they are very vocal about it. 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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