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Leadbeater protection costs VicForests

VicForests’ 2016-17 annual report shows an after tax loss of $3.2 million, as a result of more forest being placed in reserves, many of them protecting the Leadbeater’s Possum.

Leadbeater protection costs VicForests

Wood supply cutbacks because of Leadbeater’s Possum protection measures, which decimated supply to a Heyfield sawmill, plunged VicForests into the red in 2016-17, according to the company’s annual report.


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