The View 2016
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VicForests would like to congratulate Michael Humphris and Therese Ryan on their appointments as Chair and Deputy Chair of VicForests.
The Hon. Jaala Pulford, Victorian Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development announced the appointments of Michael and Therese on Saturday, 3 December.
The View - November 2016
VicForests achieved its best ever full-year operating result of $6.8 million for the 2015/16 Financial Year.
This is the fourth consecutive year we have returned a profit and as a result, at 30 June 2016 we were completely debt free as an organisation.
The timber harvesting operation planned on Lima East Rd in the Strathbogie State forest has been postponed until further notice due to wet weather.
No tree felling has commenced on the site with significant rain over the past four to six weeks delaying the start of harvesting.
The View - October 2016
Stakeholder Update - October 2016 - Interm VicForests CEO arrangements
Robert Green will be leaving VicForests to pursue an opportunity to lead Kaingaroa Timberlands in New Zealand.
The VicForests Board has asked Nathan Trushell to step in to cover the CEO role while we embark on the formal recruitment process to find a replacement for Robert.
Stakeholder Update - October 2016 - CEO announcement
Stakeholder Update One- October 2016
An opinion piece in The Age on 5 October (Native forests are worth more unlogged, so why are we still cutting them down?) repeated a number of often-raised inaccuracies about the native timber industry in Australia
The View - September 2016
- VicForests staff recognised for bravery as fire season nears
- Wood Encouragement Policy welcomed in East Gippsland
- Forest Industry Taskforce reaches major milestone
- VicForests grant supports Cann River classes for children
- Prince of Wales – Sustainable forest management awards
The View - August 2016
The View - July 2016
Stakeholder Update Two - June 2016
VicForests has responded to a PwC report that was reported on in The Age in June 2016.
Stakeholder Update One - June 2016
A study by Deloitte Access Economics has found timber harvesting in Victoria’s native forests north-east of Melbourne generated $573 million worth of economic activity and supported 2100 direct jobs in 2013/14.