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2020 Vision for the future

In 1996, the Australian government, together with industry, agreed on a strategy to further develop plantation forestry in Australia so that plantation forests become a sustainable and profitable long rotation crop with significant private sector investment.  Read more...

Tasmania's Regional Forest Agreement

The Federal and State Governments undertook a comprehensive review of the complex environmental, social and economic values in forests throughout Tasmania to provide for sustainable forest management.  Read more...

Forest Practices Act

Tasmania enacted the Forest Practices Act in 1985 to provide a comprehensive system to plan and control forestry operations. It created the Forest Practices Code to ensure forest operations on both public and private land follow strict environmental guidelines.   Read more...

Tasmania's Reserves

The Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) delivered a world-class forest reserve system that is comprehensive and representative.  Read more...

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