After assuming full management of the plantations in the Green Triangle Region in late 2015, OneFortyOne has redrafted its Forest Management Plan and is now seeking public feedback before finalising it. The draft Plan provides a management framework and sets out how OneFortyOne will put its Sustainable Forest Management Policy commitments into practice in the […]
Major grants are again on offer for Limestone Coast communities via the third OneFortyOne Community Capacity Building Grant round, which opened on 15th February 2016. These grants are made possible through a funding partnership between the Stand Like Stone Foundation and OneFortyOne Plantations. The partnership commenced in 2014, with OneFortyOne providing $20,000 annually to support […]
Forestry workers in South Austalia’s South East have demonstrated their belief in OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) by signing on to transfer employment from ForestrySA to OFO. All eligible ForestrySA workers in the South East who were made employment offers have now signed on with OFO. OFO made employment offers to ForestrySA staff in the South East […]
News Release: Minister Leon Bignell, Minister for Forests Forestry workers in the state’s South East will benefit from greater job certainty, with OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) set to take over plantation management from ForestrySA. OFO will make employment offers to ForestrySA staff in the South East who are predominantly involved in providing plantation management services to OFO. Staff […]
OneFortyOne Plantations is keen to help enrich the communities in which it operates and has pledged support for charitible ‘capacity building’ projects within the Limestone Coast.community In partnership with the Stand Like Stone Foundation, $20,000 will be provided annually for three years, allowing grant funding for projects from $5,000. Projects will be assessed on their charitable benefit and ability […]
Australia’s forests at a glance 2014
Australia’s Forests at a Glance 2014 is a pocket-book compendium of data and information about Australia’s native forests and industrial plantations. Much of the data is current to 2012-13 and all has been published in detailed reports.
The pocket-book covers forest types, areas and how native forests – including old growth forests – are conserved and managed. It also covers wood harvesting, production and consumption of wood products and employment in the forestry and wood products industries, forest certification and codes of practice.
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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, announced the establishment of the Forest Industry Advisory Council at the Australian Forest Products Associationdinner in Hobart last night. “The establishment of a Forest Industry Advisory Council was one of the Coalition’s key election commitments to revitalise the forestry industry. I am pleased to deliver on […]
OneFortyOne Plantations is investing in the future of the Green Triangle forestry industry, awarding scholarships to assist two local students complete their studies. Local Southern Cross University students Keith Atkinson and Courtney Pink will receive $2,500 each from OneFortyOne as part of this initiative. Mr Atkinson – a 2012 Bachelor of Forest Science and Management graduate […]
Forestry group OneFortyOne Plantations will upgrade the Penola North fire tower at an estimated cost of $100,000. The Penola North tower is critical to bushfire detection in the plantations and rural areas, forming part of the fire tower network that covers the region. A local engineering firm has been engaged to scope the works required […]
OneFortyOne Plantations is providing local firefighters with four new thermal cameras and will fund the installation of a high speed water pump at the Millicent airstrip. The contribution by OneFortyOne Plantations will ensure local brigades have the most up to date equipment during what may be a challenging fire season. OneFortyOne Plantation’s Chief Executive, Ms […]