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Schools celebrate National Tree Day

DATE: 29/07/2011

Schools across Tasmania will take part in National Tree Day celebrations today with the help of tree seedlings donated by Forestry Tasmania.

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Tasmania - $111 million better off with Forestry Tasmania

DATE: 22/07/2011

 

Forestry Tasmania has launched a new television advertising campaign highlighting the contribution made by the timber industry to rural Tasmania.

 

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Sampler advances program

DATE: 15/07/2011

A NEW water sampler developed by Forestry Tasmania staff has boosted the effectiveness of FT’s pesticide monitoring program.

The floating rising stage sampler automatically collects water samples from streams when water levels rise after rain.

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Nursery celebrates 75 years

DATE: 15/07/2011

FORESTRY Tasmania’s Forest Nursery celebrates 75 years of continuous operation this year.

The nursery was established in 1936 at Perth in northern Tasmania next to the South Esk River.

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Caution urged in reading the Three Year Plan

DATE: 08/07/2011

Forestry Tasmania has published on its website its latest Three Year Wood Production Plan - but has warned readers the plan is subject to significant change depending on the outcome of the Statement of Principles discussions.

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Hans Drielsma to retire

DATE: 08/07/2011

Forestry Tasmania will lose a leader whose wisdom and intellect has ensured our business has continually met the most rigorous of standards, as Dr Hans Drielsma steps down as Executive General Manager and transitions into retirement today.

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Subsidy myth destroyed

DATE: 06/07/2011

The Auditor General’s report into Forestry Tasmania, tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, has provided a clear picture of our business that refutes the misleading claims that have been made down the years by our critics.

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Triabunna essential to forest industry

DATE: 06/07/2011

The Tasmanian Development Board’s decision to approve the loan application by Fibre Plus to purchase the Triabunna woodchip mill will ensure infrastructure essential to the continued operation of the forest industry remains open.

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Cost cutting and full year result detailed at LegCo inquiry

DATE: 06/07/2011

I was pleased this week to be given a further opportunity to appear before the Legislative Council’s inquiry into Forestry Tasmania’s financial performance.


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Auditor General’s report kills off FT subsidy myth

DATE: 05/07/2011

The Auditor General’s report tabled in Parliament today has destroyed the myth that Forestry Tasmania is funded by taxpayer subsidies.

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