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 of 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 and Water

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