The Victorian Association of Forest Industries Inc. (VAFI) is deeply troubled by a report of alleged market research, believed to be partly funded by the State Government, which sought feedback from Victorians on the closure of the Victorian native timber industry by 2022.

VAFI CEO, Tim Johnston, said the line of questioning, if found to be accurate, is severely damaging for the future of the industry, and the thousands of hard-working Victorians reliant on it.

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