$20m for forest plan

THE Federal Government’s $20m funding commitment to underpin the initial implementation of a National Forest Industries Plan is a great start to addressing Australia’s forest industry requirements, according to the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA).[…]

Forum backs Bell

INDEPENDENT Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has topped the Australian Forest Products Association’s (AFPA) candidate forum poll, with an overwhelming 56pc of respondents supporting the […]

Biomass vision central to policy

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell will demand the establishment of a $20m biomass facility development fund as a non-negotiable condition of support if he holds […]

Forest association supported

LIBERAL candidate for Mount Gambier Craig Marsh has welcomed the forestry industry’s $77m Ask of Government document while announcing the party will release a forestry policy […]

Bell leads poll

VOTER polling has put Independent Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell ahead of Liberal candidate Craig Marsh in the battle for the city’s state seat. The […]

Timber investment

SOUTH Australian political parties and their candidates were yesterday urged to adopt a 10-point, $77m plan to double the economic value of timber manufacturing in the […]

Biomass the future for forestry industry

BIOMASS technology could be the most viable solution for the region’s timber processors as surging electricity prices and volatile energy security continue to plague the sector. […]