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Forest Policy

Forestry (Rebuilding the Forest Industry) Bill

The Government has introduced the Forestry (Rebuilding the Forest Industry) Bill to Parliament to repeal the Tasmanian Forests Agreement Act 2013. 

Forest Residues Solutions Study

URS Australia Pty Ltd has been appointed to undertake an investigation into alternative uses of wood residues in Tasmania.

Review Of Tasmania's Private Hardwood Plantation Estate

The Tasmanian Government established a Panel to investigate and report on the existing Tasmanian privately - owned hardwood plantation estate and the best ways to enhance its value to landowners and the Tasmanian community.

Tasmanian Forest Contractors Financial Support Program - Final Report

The Tasmanian Government, through DIER, administered the Australian Government's $5.4m Tasmanian Forest Contractors Financial Support Program between December 2010 and May 2011.


Related Sites

Forestry Tasmania is a Government Business Enterprise established under the Forestry Act 1920. Its main business is the sustainable production and delivery of forest products and services for optimum community benefit.

Private Forests Tasmania principal objectives are to develop and advocate strategic and policy advice to the Minister for Infrastructure, Energy and Resources and forestry partners on all matters relating to private forestry in Tasmania, and to work in partnership with growers, managers, investors and industry to develop and manage Tasmania's private forests and to initiate extended or new market opportunities.

Forest Practices Authority (FPA) administers the Tasmanian forest practices system. Launched in July 2005, the FPA is based on the Forest Practices Board but incorporates significant developments.The FPA has a board of directors, an advisory council and a team of scientists, advisors, compliance officers and administrative staff.