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Private Forests Tasmania

Private Forests Tasmania

Private Forests Tasmania (PFT) was established in 1994 as a statutory authority under the Private Forests Act 1994, with governance responsibilities that recognise the economic, environmental and social importance of Tasmania's private forests. Private Forests Tasmania has a Board of Directors who are appointed for their practical knowledge, industry, commercial and technical expertise in forestry and report to the Minister for Resources. The Board oversees strategic direction, and a staff of permanent and fixed-term officers undertakes the functions of the authority. Staff are located in Camdale, Hobart and Launceston.

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Forico

Forico

As Tasmania’s largest private forestry management company, Forico Pty Limited represents the transition into a new era of plantation forestry in Tasmania.

Forico’s forest management team are strongly focused on supply chain management in an environment prioritising people and environmental performance. Forico’s management team have a depth of experience rarely equalled in today’s natural resource sector, in some individual instances over 40 years. Our management program focuses on optimising growth in our tree crops whilst minimising impact on our natural values and communities in which we operate. Forico invests in globally competitive tree breeding science to deliver customers with premium forest products and maintain Australia’s competitive edge in a global market.

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Smart Fibre

Smart Fibre

SMARTFIBRE is situated on 2.5 hectares, strategically located adjacent to the Bell Bay Port on the eastern bank of the Tamar River, approximately 45 km north of Launceston. The mill is located within the Bell Bay Major Industrial Zone and benefits from limited operating restrictions and is able to operate 24 hours per day. The SMARTFIBRE site consists of a log yard, a diesel powered wood chipper, a concrete outside chip stockpile (OCS) with reclaim and a conveyor belt which links directly to the Bell Bay Port infrastructure.

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Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA) is a not-for-profit company that provides national, integrated research and development services to the Australian forest and wood products industry. FWPA are committed to helping the forest and wood products industry to be collaborative, innovative, sustainable and competitive against other industries and products available in the marketplace.

FWPA support research and development that promotes internationally competitive and environmentally sustainable practices. We promote activities that enhance employment opportunities and contribute to growing Australia’s reputation as an innovative producer of high-quality forest and wood products.

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Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources develops and implements policies and programmes to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and fore​stry indust​ries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable, and supports the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources. We have over 4000 staff working in offices, airports, mail centres, shipping ports, laboratories and abattoirs; located in regional ​centres, rural communities and capital cities.

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Haifa Australia Pty Ltd

Haifa Australia Pty Ltd

Haifa Australia is the leading supplier of water soluble fertilizers to the Australian market, with Multi-K™ potassium nitrate and Poly-Feed™ NPK fertilizers as the leading brands. Haifa Australia is also the largest supplier of nutrients to the Almond industry, as well other horticultural crops.

The Haifa Australia team works closely with growers to provide tailored solutions for their specific needs, alongside with professional support. Haifa Australia is active in introducing the Australian farmers to the fertigation concept – the way water soluble nutrients combined with correct irrigation can save money, increase yield, and improve production quality.

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