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Loggers back environmentalists over Tasmanian forest industry advisory group

ABC News, Australia
August 17, 2014
Category: Forestry
Region: International

The head of the Forest Industries Association (FIAT) says conservation groups should not have been left out of the Tasmanian Government’s new industry advisory group. The new ministerial advisory council includes the Forest Industries Association, the Farmers and Graziers Association and Forestry Tasmania. Resources Minister Paul Harriss revealed in May that the Government would replace the Special Council formed by Labor and the Greens to oversee the implementation of the forest peace deal with its own ministerial council.

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