Plantation expressions of interest announcement too little, too late

The hardwood industry says any seedling planted today will not be ready for saw log harvest until at least 2050, which will result in a shortage of appearance-grade timbers needed for things like floors, doors and stairs. Stock image

Plantation expressions of interest announcement too little, too late

Last week’s announcement of a formal expressions of interest process for investors and plantation developers to expand the state’s plantation timber supply in Gippsland has drawn criticism from the timber industry.


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