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 […]

Sale “scuttle” unlikely

THE union representing hundreds of timber workers in Mount Gambier says it is unlikely the Australian competition watchdog will “scuttle” the looming sale of Carter Holt […]

Continued growth for forestry sector

A REPORT released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has shown Australia’s forestry sector is facing some of the best conditions in its history[…]

National plan to grow industry

AN EXPORT log tariff to protect local industries and jobs should be considered by the Federal Government when devising its National Forest Industries Plan, Wattle Range […]