Media Releases

Letter to the Editor – The Weekly Times

The article ‘Forest plan fires debate (11/10/17)’ confirms what the forest, fibre and wood products industry has known all along – that the plan for the proposed GFNP has one goal: to shut down the native timber industry. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2017/10/171011-VAFI-LTE-Proposed-GFNP_WeeklyTimes-.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Getting out on the road…

The heart and soul of this industry is its people, which is why I’m so delighted in getting out and visiting VAFI Members and seeing the great work they are doing. This week the VAFI team is out on the road visiting the North East region of the state. From Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
Media Releases

VAFI Media Statement on Australian Sustainable Hardwoods

VAFI welcomes the announcement that an in-principle agreement has been reached between ASH and the government, that will see sawmilling continue in Heyfield. We hope that this agreement will secure work for employees of the mill, and support the local community that relies on these jobs. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2017/07/170703-VAFI-Media-Statement-Australian-Sustainable-Hardwoods.pdf” Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
Media Releases

Funding for Plantation Establishment Welcomed

The Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) welcomes the announcement in the Victorian State Budget of $110 million in funding towards plantation establishment in the Latrobe Valley. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2017/05/170502-VAFI-Media-Release-Plantation-funding-welcomed.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]      

By Natalie Kimber, ago
Submissions

Victorian Climate Change Framework

The Victorian Association of Forest Industries [VAFI] appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Victorian Climate Change Framework 2016. In this submission VAFI notes the recognition that the pathway to reducing Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions should include investment and promotion of jobs and skills in regional and 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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