Tasmanian Community Forest Agreement Media Releases

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The Australian and Tasmanian Governments jointly announced the TCFA on 13 May 2005.

The TCFA is a joint commitment of the Australian and Tasmanian Governments to enhanced protection of Tasmania's forest environment and growth in the Tasmanian forest industry and forestry jobs. The Governments are committing over $250 million to revitalise the timber industry and preserve old-growth forests.

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Media Releases

Sawmill has new lease o​f life Tony Burke Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (1 August 2008)

Media releases and speeches by former Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries can be located at Pandora - Australia's Web Archive

For further information contact the Tasmanian Department of Premier and Cabinet on (03) 6233 6556 or visit Tasmania - Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Alternatively, please contact the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on (02) 6272 4422 or email RFA.