Open Access to AFJ's Latest Issue

The general public has been granted open access to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) special edition of the Australian Forestry Journal (AFJ), a peer-reviewed publication, usually exclusive to IFA members.

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If you are not an IFA member yet, become one and keep up-to-date with the industry! Get access other editions of the Australian Forestry Journal as well as the weekly newsletter and the quarterly publication: “The Forester”, about current forestry matters.
Furthermore, members have discounted rates to IFA training, educational and social events.

Forest Bioenergy in WA

John McGrath gave a topical presentation on Forest Bioenergy in WA - prospects and constraints at the recent 2017 IFA WA Division AGM held on 5th September. Please find the link to the presentation below:

Victorian Coroner's Decision NOT to conduct a Coronial Inquest into the 2015 Wye River Fire

Please find below a link to the Victorian Coroner's Decision NOT to conduct a Coronial Inquest into the 2015 Wye River Fire:

Forestry Institute Board movements

Three vacancies on the Board of the Institute of Foresters of Australia were filled by election from four candidates at the AGM held recently in Cairns.
Newly elected (or re-elected) Directors are: Bob Gordon, Dr Stuart Davey, and Dr William (Bill) Jackson
Bob Gordon was also elected as National President to fill the vacancy created by resignation of Andrew (Rob) de Fégely from a position he held for six years, serving with distinction. Incoming National President Bob Gordon said, ‘I am humbled to be elected as National President for the Institute and acutely aware that a lot will be expected of me in order to live up to the expectations set by past President Rob de Fégely.

Gottstein Fellowships 2018

Every year the Gottstein Trust invites applications to submit a study program in an area considered to be of benefit to the Australian forestry and forest industries.
The 2018 Fellowships deadline closes next month on the 25th September 2017.
For more information check out the Gottstein Trust's Media Release
Further questions can be directed to: Kenia Schmitt  or at: (02) 6153 3044