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New association brings Tasmania’s forest industry sectors together

  • Labor welcomes formation of the Tasmanian Forest Products Association
  • New association brings all forest industry sectors together
  • Congratulations to Bryan Hayes and best wishes to Terry Edwards

Labor has welcomed the formation of a new peak body to provide a strong and united voice for Tasmania’s forest industry.

Shadow Minister for Resources, Shane Broad, said it was pleasing to see wide representation on the Tasmanian Forest Products Association.

“It’s great to see this new association bringing together all sectors of Tasmania’s forest industry and membership from major growers and processors from native forestry and plantation, softwood and hardwood,” Dr Broad said.

“A united voice is crucial to ensure Tasmania’s forest industry can look to the future with confidence and build stronger relationships in our communities.

“I want to congratulate Bryan Hayes on his appointment as inaugural Chair for the TFPA and would like to pay tribute to Terry Edwards for his leadership of the forest industry spanning more than 16 years.”  

Shane Broad MP
Shadow Minister for Resources