More than 600 Leadbeater's Possum colonies have been found and protected in Victoria. Each time a colony is detected in State forest a 12 hectare protection zone is immediately placed around the sighting.
Click here to read more about Victoria's State faunal emblem and what VicForests is doing to support the recovery of the Leadbeater's Possum.
A new state-of-the-art radial timber mill will be opening in Gippsland this month and is set to boost both productivity for the mill and jobs for the region.
Chris McEvoy, managing director of Radial Timber Australia said that the new mill opening in Yarram is a first of its kind in the world.
VicForests offers a variety of exciting and challenging careers in native forestry. Roles within the business range from planners and foresters who manage the day to day operations to ecology and technology experts that manage projects and innovations that drive forward the business in our current market.