Latest Media Releases

  • Proposed new park number 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Response to forced closure of Australian Sustainable Hardwoods

    Following the announcement that the future of the Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) mill at Heyfield, and that of its employees, is under threat if it does not get access to a long-term supply of timber, Tim Johnston, the CEO of the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) the peak body for the forest, fibre, and wood products industry, has made the following statement:

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  • Industry welcomes Koala Management Guidelines

    The peak body for the forest, fibre, and wood products industry, the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI), has welcomed the release of new requirements, and guidelines for koala management in South West Victoria, based on the industry’s own voluntary guidelines.

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  • Victorians urged to stay alert over the summer months

    The Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI), the peak body for forest and wood products industry, is urging all Victorians to prepare themselves for extreme weather conditions that may arise over the holiday period, and the warmer months ahead.

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Contact Information

Natalie Kimber
Media & Communications Co-ordinator

03 9611 9000
nkimber@vafi.org.au