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Bushfire prevention

The heavy rains on the weekend just past may have alleviated the onset of the fire danger period in much of Victoria, which is gazetted in many local government areas as 4 December to 1 May. In East Gippsland, however, we have been reminded of the constant need to stay Read more…

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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
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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…

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Tips for success

‘Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future’ John F. Kennedy Recently the VAFI Media & Communications Coordinator attended a webinar about the lessons for successful Public Relations (PR). After discussing how the organisation can be more proactive Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Making forestry your next career

The forest and wood products industry in Victoria is one of Australia’s largest and most diverse, providing a broad array of career opportunities in forest growing and management; harvesting and haulage; sawmilling and processing; pulp and paper manufacturing; engineered wood, panel and board production; and timber merchandising. Each of these Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Happy New Financial Year!

Happy New Year. New Financial Year that is! Who can believe that we are now more than halfway through 2016? How are you keeping up? The race towards 30 June can be a stressful time for both businesses and individuals. Looking at budgets, getting finances in line – a seemingly never Read more…

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How are we doing?

For two and a half years now, The News Mill has been updating the forest and wood products industry each fortnight with the latest news and events. We believe that the time has come to ask the dreaded question: how are we doing? As the online environment changes, we need Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Forest Industry Taskforce update

Friends, as we are now into June, it is important to further update you on the Forest Industry Taskforce (Taskforce). I urge you to read the following information, and please don’t hesitate to contact me to discuss if needed. The Core Group has met regularly, deepening a shared understanding of Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago

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