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Forestry

Contractor and Employee Programs

Under the 2013 Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement (TFIGA) the Australian Government has provided $20 million to the Tasmanian Government to support forest contractors and employees affected by the industry transition.

A number of programs have been completed under this funding but can be viewed via this link, Completed contractor and employee programs.

Current program/s are detailed below:

Contractor Business Accreditation Scheme

A program to develop a voluntary accreditation scheme for forest contractors is underway through ForestWorks Ltd.  It is anticipated that this scheme will be in full operation by mid-2017.

Further information can be obtained by phoning the Department of State Growth on 03 6166 4461