25 June 2018 – Forest industries help tackle Australia’s climate change challenge

FIFWA would like to share an exciting new approach from the Australian Forest Products Association (our national equivalent).

Australia’s forest industries have pledged to remove over 18 megatonnes of CO2-equivalent per year by 2030.

The initiative was recently launched in Canberra and federal politicians from all sides of the political spectrum recognised the enormous potential of our renewable forest industries to help...

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2 May 2018 – FIFWA in the media

Our media releases and letters to the editor have been featured in various WA newspapers recently - the Augusta Margaret River Mail, the Bunbury Mail, the Busselton Dunsborough Mail, the Harvey Waroona Reporter and the South Western Times (Bunbury). Here is a snapshot of the coverage.

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3rd April 2018 – Welcome farm forestry boost

At the Leschenault Timber Industry Club's World Forestry Day dinner (read our report here), Forestry Minister Dave Kelly announced the FPC Farm Forestry Assist program.

The program offers eligible landholders $500 per hectare to establish new plantations of radiata or maritime pine trees. Landholders can also opt to receive free high quality radiata pine seedlings...

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