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29 June 2022
Victoria’s forest industries welcome the new Minister for Agriculture, Gayle Tierney, who adds Agriculture, including forestry, to her existing portfolios. The role comes with a mandate to address an acute native timber shortage, with some sawmills close to running out of logs, Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA), Deb Kerr, said today.
27 June 2022
Victoria’s forest industries congratulate Lily D’Ambrosio and Mary-Anne Thomas on their new senior cabinet roles, Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA), Deb Kerr, said today.
03 June 2022
This World Environment Day, it is important to remember the critical role sustainable forestry plays: improving the environment, storing carbon, and fighting climate change across the world, Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA), Deb Kerr, said today.
26 May 2022
This week, the Legislative Assembly Environment and Planning Committee’s Inquiry into Environmental Infrastructure for Growing Populations was tabled in the Victorian Parliament. The report cites the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) which states that Victoria’s regional population is set to grow by 47 per cent by 2056, and in metropolitan Melbourne by a staggering 84 per cent. Melbourne would swell to a population of 9 million people in the coming 34 years.
24 May 2022
The wood and fibre industry has welcomed the Victorian government’s introduction of a Bill to parliament today that will better protect native forestry workers from protesters, Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) CEO Deb Kerr said today.
19 May 2022
For some time now I’ve been struck by the lack of a serious conversation about the vital need to ensure...

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