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02 December 2021
A ground-breaking new analysis produced for the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) shows for the first time that growth in Australia’s forestry plantation area can help deliver the nation’s “net-zero by 2050” target.
01 December 2021
The CSIRO released its “Fighting Plagues and Predators” report last month, highlighting a disaster unfolding all over the country. The report finds that “while invasive species are a major threat globally, in Australia they have been the major cause of native animal and plant extinctions. Their damage to native species is worse than habitat destruction and climate change.”
29 November 2021
New Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) research shows increasing timber use in construction will significantly cut carbon emissions in the building and construction sector, CEO of the Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) Deb Kerr said today.
26 November 2021
Pressure is mounting to solve the nation’s ‘pallet gate’ shortage as Australia’s largest pallet producer says it’s days away from...
24 November 2021
Green lawfare stopping sustainable businesses is now holding the economy and people’s livelihood to ransom. A perfect storm has brought...
16 November 2021
When you buy a product made from Victorian wood, you can rest assured it has been grown and harvested under sustainable practices. In fact, forest standards in Australia are among the highest in the world! 
16 November 2021
The discovery of Leadbeater’s Possums in the Yarra Ranges Forest suggests that the critically endangered species is more prevalent than previously thought.
11 November 2021
The Victorian Supreme Court threw out litigation from Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc v. VicForests. The Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) welcomes yesterday’s ruling, which provides greater clarity for our native forest industry. 
10 November 2021
The Victorian Forest Products Association (VFPA) says the current shortage of pallets highlights the need to support sustainable native regrowth forests and native timber harvesting in the state.