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Harrington joins Forest & Wood Communities Aus board

STRATFORD musician and former Nationals candidate, Mick Harrington, has joined the Forest & Wood Communities Australia (FWCA) board as a new director. Mr Harrington is...

Paper shortages expected

Critical national shortages of paper for a variety of products are expected in the coming weeks as a result of inaction over the supply...

Heyfield Timber Festival

After a 27-year hiatus, the Heyfield Timber Festival made a triumphant return.

Radial thinking outside the square with timber challenges ahead

RADIAL Timber, Yarram, is looking to move into producing a high-strength structural timber product, laminated veneer lumber, from pine plantations and possibly process native...

Six new investors for Victoria’s plantations

SIX potential investors are in the state government’s $110 million program to invest in new plantations in Victoria, according to senior government executive Nathan...

Protesters are ‘at risk’ because of actions

THE state government says it has beefed up its resources to combat illegal invasions of native forest coupes amidst the unrelenting financial and emotional...

Changes to timber code welcomed

THE native forest industry, the state opposition and manufacturing union have welcomed the state government’s move to overhaul the timber code of practice —...

Minister on future of timber in Gippsland: ‘More to say shortly’

IT seems the state government will have "more to say shortly" on a range of questions timber workers and their families have been waiting...

Awarding of contract to German company over ASH is slammed

A EUROPEAN company has been chosen above Heyfield’s Australian Sustainable Hardwoods to supply a major timber structure for Melbourne’s new underground Anzac metro station,...

VicForests to pay court costs

VICFORESTS has been forced to pay the costs of the Friends of Leadbeater's Possum's case, and half the cost of its the environmental group's...

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May’s Bird of the Month – Bassian thrush

BIRDLIFE East Gippsland members recently attended an Autumn camp at Toora. Over the four days, several members were lucky enough to catch a glimpse...