Forestry Tasmania fate in balance

And the slow wheels of bureaucracy/Government continue….

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/3024692/serious-forestry-reforms-soon-hodgman/?cs=95

but apparently all will soon be revealed. Based on past experience one assumes these reforms will only make the situation worse, but time will tell. Time for another cup of tea will we wait some more..

Tasmanian Blackwood Growers Cooperative

Annells

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/2926663/forestry-tasmania-fate-in-balance/?cs=95

[The fate of] Forestry Tasmania hangs in the balance, with its chairman telling staff the company’s immediate future is entirely in the government’s hand.

In an email sent to Forestry Tasmania staff yesterday, chairman Bob Annells [pictured above] responded to mounting concerns that the cash-strapped company may be dissolved and folded into a government department.

[“folded into a government department” What an absolutely terrible idea! What Government department would it fit into? And what would be the point? It would fix none of the existing problems, and create even more new problems. A classic case of duck shoving!]

This article in today’s The Examiner tells us that things are pretty grim at the Government forest management agency.

While no official announcement has been made it now seems clear that FTs application for FSC Certification has been rejected. FSC auditors SCS Global were due to deliver their report last month.

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