Timber Towns warns massive job losses if native timber industry closes 21 December 2021 Myths and falsehoods plague local mixed species timber industry Timber Towns Victoria wants Victorians to know Victorian native (mixed species) industry outperforms imported timber for environmental sustainability and economic value. “We need [...]
17 December 2021 New report shows timber contributes $1.4B to Victoria’s economy A new report commissioned by Timber Towns Victoria shows the significant domestic value add of the native (mixed species) timber industry to Victoria. “This report shows the native timber industry contributes $1.4B annually to [...]
29 October, 2021 Reversal on ‘water rule’ allows Victoria to plant 100 million more trees to store carbon Timber Towns Victoria welcomes a decision by the Federal Government to reverse a regulation which prevented many plantations in Victoria from claiming carbon credits. The regulation, known as [...]
15 October, 2021 Timber Towns welcomes transparency around native timber ban Timber Towns Victoria welcomes a motion calling on the Victorian Government to table all documents relating to the closure of the native timber industry. “Timber Towns welcomes this motion,” said TTV President and Glenelg Shire [...]
11 August, 2021 Native timber industry key to tackling climate change Timber Towns Victoria argues that native timber production in public forests promotes carbon storage and must be taken seriously if Victoria is to tackle climate change. In a submission made to the Primary Production Climate [...]
Native timber industry is sustainable, says Timber Towns ahead of government review of Timber Code of Practice
9 July, 2021 Native timber industry is sustainable, says Timber Towns ahead of government review of Timber Code of Practice Timber Towns Victoria calls on the Victorian Government to provide clarity and certainty for the timber industry, workers and communities following a recently announced Government review [...]
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