VicForests Exposed

VicForests FSC certification bid eyes end to old-growth logging in East Gippsland

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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VICTORIA’S state-owned forestry company has flagged a potential end to contentious old-growth logging in East Gippsland and improvements to forest management to help it secure top-flight certification.

Axe VicForests or chop off the public money

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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The age of entitlement is alive and well in Victoria. At least when it comes to the logging of native forests, a proposition that has become so financially fraught the government is considering getting into the business of firewood collection and chipboard production just to prop it up.