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Feral deer are a major forestry pest

Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) welcomes the release this week of the ABARES Pest and Weed Survey results, which shows that feral deer are a significant pest in north eastern Victoria and more widely across the state. “According to the Invasive Species...

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Celebrating Victoria’s Forests and Forest Products

As part of International Day of Forests on Sunday 21 March 2021, the Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) has recognised the importance of a sustainable forestry industry to Victoria. Ms Deb Kerr, Chief Executive Officer, VFPA said “Australia is the sixth most...

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Reshaping Victoria’s forests for the future

In the lead up to the International Day of Forests on Sunday 21 March 2021 a landmark paper published in Australian Forestry calls for the development of a new shared vision for Australia’s forests. The paper, Reshaping forest management in Australia to provide...

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MURRINDINDI COUNCIL TIMBER NIMBYISM APPALLING

Murrindindi Council’s decision last night to seek a ban on forest harvesting in Rubicon State Forest is a clear case of “not in my backyard” and shows an appalling lack of understanding of the sustainable native forest industry in Victoria. “The Victorian Government...

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