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 More information about the Tasmanian forest industry can be found by following the links below:

  • Information on Tasmanian forest management for International customers, in Japanese and English.

  • Independent Verification Group report: The Australian and Tasmanian Government have released the IVG report on wood supply, conservation values and social and economic impacts.

  • Department of Agriculture  Fisheries and Forestry provides National Forest Policy and current initiatives.

  • Department of Infrastructure Energy and Resources provides the latest review on sustainable forest management of Tasmania’s forests.

  • Forest Education Foundation providing educational resources on Tasmania's forest heritage and management.

  • Forestry Tasmania manages Tasmania’s state forests for sustainable timber production and supplies billets to Ta Ann Tasmania.

  • Ta Ann, a link to the parent company in Sarawak, Malaysia showing how the Tasmania veneer continues to be value added to the final product.

  • CFMEU Forestry & Furnishing Products Division: Ta Ann Tasmania employees are employed under a collective agreement with this union.

  • Timber Communities Australia is a national grassroots organization and support sustainable forest management and value adding processing.

  • The Wood Naturally Better  website has been created to give you information about Australia’s forest and wood products sector. The aim is to help everyone understand the natural advantages of wood and its positive contribution to reducing the effects of climate change. 

  • The Forest Industries Association of Tasmania is an employer body which was formed in 1983 to represent the interest of processors of Tasmanian forest products. Processing activities range from producing veneers, hardwood and softwood timber, panel products, pulp and paper to export woodchips.

  • The Forests & Forest Industry Council (FFIC) is formed from associations with an interest in forest and land use issues in Tasmania.  The FFIC was created in 1989, and continues today with the dual role -  the peak body providing external advice to governments, and as an Industry Council.

  • The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has been established to represent a variety of businesses that make-up the forest products sector such as tree growers, harvest and haulage contractors, saw millers, forest product exporters, and pulp and paper processors.

  • Australian Forest Growers is the national association representing and promoting private forestry and commercial tree-growing interests in Australia.

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