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Motion gains traction

THE State Labor Party will seek support for the establishment of an inquiry into log exports and the domestic supply to regional processors in the state’s […]

OFO extends sawlog export halt

THE region’s largest plantation owner will continue to halt sawlogs flowing out of the Port of Portland in a move to shore up supply to the […]

Forestry growth plan revealed

A TIMBER industry workers union leader has called for a probe into whether water licences should be scrapped for plantations amid predictions the region’s forestry estate […]

Government urged to discourage log exports

THE Federal Government should discourage log exports and increase its focus on local timber processors, according to State Shadow Forestry Minister Clare Scriven. Her comments were […]

Woodchip silos go up in smoke

MOUNT Gambier and district firefighters contained a large silo blaze that erupted at a timber manufacturing plant on Sunday, sending plumes of smoke billowing across residential […]