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Forest Industry Taskforce Welcomed

The Construction Forestry Mining & Energy Union (CFMEU), the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) and the Wilderness Society (TWS) have today welcomed the establishment of the Forest Industry Taskforce by the Andrews Government, in line with its 2014 election commitment. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2015-11-20-tws-cfmeu-vafi-joint-media-release-forest-industry-taskforce.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Letter to the Editor – The Age

Dear Editor, The article by Tom Arup ‘New possum colonies disrupt logging’ (24/10/15) misses the positive implications of the discovery of dozens of new Leadbeater’s Possum colonies in Victoria’s forests. The fact that in recent months, government and community surveys have found more than 100 new detections of a critically endangered Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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VAFI welcomes appointment of new CFA Chief Executive

The Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) welcomes the appointment of Ms Lucinda Nolan as Chief Executive Officer of the Country Fire Authority (CFA). VAFI CEO Tim Johnston congratulated the former Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner, wishing Ms Nolan every success in her new role. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2015/09/150916-VAFI-welcomes-appointment-of-new-CFA-Chief-Executive.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” Read more…

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Local manufacturer releases new range of Victorian Ash furniture

A local Melbourne manufacturer has launched their new range of hardwood timber furniture, made from locally sourced Victorian Ash. Pre-School Equipment, a family owned business, is a specialist supplier of furniture and equipment to the early learning sector. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2015/07/150721-PSE-VicAsh-Launch-FINAL.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]

By Natalie Kimber, ago
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Letter to the Editor – The Conversation

The article by Oliver Milman ‘Barnaby Joyce accused of pushing Leadbeater’s possum to extinction’ (13/3/15) contains many claims regarding Leadbeater’s Possum and the harvesting of native forest in Victoria’s Central Highlands that are simply not accurate. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2015/06/150317-LtE-The-Guardian-LBP-SIGNED.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]

By admin, ago
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Forest and wood products industry key part of Victoria’s business

The Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) is urging the Victorian Government to remember the important part the forest and wood products industry plays in the economy, as the Victoria Invitation Program trade mission begins today. [imic_button colour=”btn-success” type=”enabled” link=”../wp-content/uploads/2015/06/150311-Forest-and-wood-products-industry-key-part-of-Victorias-business.pdf” target=”_blank” extraclass=”” size=”btn-sm”]Download PDF[/imic_button]

By admin, ago

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

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