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Forico is Tasmania’s largest plantation-only forestry management company. Under the leadership of CEO Evangelista (Ange) Albertini, the company is currently prioritising a diversification agenda, with a focus on best possible use of resources and assets under management, and optimal outcomes for the Tasmanian community and economy. The company manages 170 thousand hectares of forest in total, comprising 77 thousand hectares of plantation grown for fibre, and 76 thousand hectares of natural forest which is carefully managed for conservation. Forico has a strong commitment to safety at work, and to being a part of Australia’s push towards a net zero, green economy.
Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. With over 45,000 colleagues operating in 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue nearly $20 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information about how Marsh supports the forestry and timber industry visit our website: Forestry & Timber Industry Insurance | Marsh (marshadvantage.com.au).
Reliance Forest Fibre is a Tasmanian based business responsible for the sustainable harvest, re-planting, commercial sale of timber from the 49,500ha of productive plantations. Reliance Forest Fibre also manages 18,500ha of native forest and non-plantation area for grazing, infrastructure, and natural value capital. The estate is located diversly around Tasmania. Reliance Forest Fibre undertake all operations in a safe, efficient, and sustainable manner meeting legislative requirements and within the AS4708 “Responsible Wood” sustainable forest management framework.
Private Forests Tasmania is a government authority with a legislated role to facilitate and expand the development of our private forest resource in a manner which is consistent with sound forest and land management practices. Private Forests Tasmania is the only government-funded authority established in Australia to specifically promote, foster and assist the private forestry sector on forestry matters.
We do this mainly through providing information and advice to private growers and their markets, through research, innovation and planning tools, and by providing practical policy advice to our Tasmanian and Australian governments that represents the interests of private forest growers.
Sustainable Timber Tasmania manages over 812,000 hectares of forests and land in Tasmania for a range of social, environmental, and economic values. Sustainable Timber Tasmania takes its responsibility as a forest manager seriously and is continually working to care for forest values respectfully, innovatively, and sustainably on behalf of all Tasmanians.
At ForestWorks, we believe the forest and wood products industry has much to offer our communities: from the many uses of a sustainable resource, to creating value for enterprises and meaningful employment for workers.
ForestWorks plays a key role in supporting national workforce development and innovation to increase the industry’s productivity and value. We bring together enterprise, industry associations, unions, government, the VET sector and training providers to support industry and workers. We connect enterprises to skills development opportunities;and work with government to support industry’s workforce development needs.
Exceptional Tasmanian Oak products expertly crafted in Tasmania since 1924.
Neville Smith Forest Products (NSFP) has operated in Tasmania since 1924 and is one of the most advanced processors of sustainably produced Tasmanian Oak in Australia.
Under the Abelwood and Woodsmith brands, NSFP is a valued supplier of premium decorative timber to some of Australia’s most iconic retailers including flooring, lining, architraves, and decorative mouldings.
Every NSFP product is produced from sustainably harvested PEFC or FSC Certified timber reinforcing NSFP’s long-standing commitment to sustainability and value adding.
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First Super is the industry super fund for the furnishing, cabinet making and joinery industries. They are always here to provide hands-on support for your business and keep you up to date with your super obligations.