Save Victoria's Connection with Sustainable Native Timbers.

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What is the Petition For?

This petition is asking the Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change - The Hon Lilian D'Ambrosio to:


Provide for ecologically sustainable production of hardwood timber in state forest, with a focus on high value products; and,


Attain Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for all VicForests timber harvesting operations across Victoria.

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Good intentions miss the mark.

Government Plans are out of Touch.

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Plantations: saviour or silver lining?

Supply

Employment

Mis-information

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Instrument veneer offcuts

Important statistics

Intermediate disturbance creates highest biodiversity

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Abandoned election promise

Customers value local and sustainable

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Losing a Cultural Connection

Losing an allegory for the future

Plan for the future

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