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Regional Forest Agreements
Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) are 20-year plans for the conservation and sustainable management of Australia's native forests. There are 10 RFAs in four States: Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales. The Agreements provide certainty for forest-based industries, forest-dependent communities and conservation. They are the result of years of scientific study, consultation and negotiation covering a diverse range of interests.
The website contains many historical documents that show the detailed scientific, economic and social processes which underpinned the development of each RFA.
For details on how each of the 10 RFA's have been implemented by the States, please go to the relevant State forestry website.
- RFAs: Why?
- RFAs: How?
- RFAs: Where?
- Protecting our Forest Environment
- RFA History
- Protecting old growth forests
- People, jobs and communities - social assessments
- Indigenous and heritage issues
- Media Releases
- Where to from here?
- Nationally Agreed Reserve Criteria
- Forest Industry Assistance
- The RFA Process
- Map of Regions
- NSW - Statewide
- NSW - Eden
- NSW - North East
- NSW - Southern
- QLD - South East
- Victoria - Central Highlands
- Victoria East Gippsland
- Victoria Gippsland
- Victoria - North East
- Victoria - West
- Western Australia
- Forest News
- World Heritage Expert Panel Meeting
- Deferred Forest Areas
- Annual Reports and Five Year Reviews
- National Forest Policy Statement
- Comprehensive Regional Assessments by State
- Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management Reports by State
15 Apr 2013