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PGA backs push for sandalwood payment

ABC Online
June 21, 2012
Category: Forestry
Region: International

The Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) of Western Australia is calling on a state parliamentary committee to launch an inquiry into the sandalwood industry, to give pastoralists greater access to the lucrative trees on their properties. At the moment, contractors pay the State Government for the right to harvest the tree, which is used in perfumes, but pastoralists get nothing.

[If you haven’t heard of a PASTORALIST – check out their website http://www.pgaofwa.org.au/]

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