Draft Blueprint Released for Comment

SAFIAB has now released the Draft Blueprint for the Future South East Forest and Wood Products Industry (2014 - 2040) for comment. It offers direction for activities that can achieve significant economic, social and environmental outcomes. SAFIAB encourages anyone wishing to offer feedback to do so. Comments are welcome before close of business 30 April 2014

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Opportunities for forestry industry to be explored (17 Feb 2014)

About PIRSA Forestry

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) is responsible for the provision of:

  • Policy advice to the Minister and Government in relation to forestry, forest industries and associated environmental matters.
  • Programs to support forestry, farm forestry development and pest, disease and fire protection for the State’s forestry industries.
  • Programs that facilitate community benefits from forestry activities including public activities and biodiversity management within the State’s forest reserves.
These responsibilities reflect commitments that the government has made to support the economic development of forest-based industries and meeting a range of community and environmental expectations.

PIRSA Forestry has a role to play in achieving South Australia's Strategic Plan particularly Objective 1 - Growing Prosperity, but also contributes to Improving Wellbeing and Attaining Sustainability.

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