From the CEO

  • 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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