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
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Proposed new park numbers don’t add up

The peak body for the forest, fibre and wood products industry, the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) says the establishment of the proposed Great Forest National Park (GFNP) would have negative consequences, not only for the industry, but socially and economically for all of Victoria. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2017/02/170213-VAFI-Media-Release-Proposed-new-park-numbers-dont-add-up.pdf” Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
Media Releases

Industry welcomes extension of East Gippsland RFA

The peak body for the forest, fibre and wood products industry, the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI), has welcomed the extension of the East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2017/02/170203-VAFI-Media-Release-Industry-welcomes-extension-of-East-Gippsland-RFA.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]

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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