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Independent audit of OneFortyOne’s plantation lease agreement

21 September 2020

An independent audit assessment on the State Government’s Plantation Lease Agreement (PLA) with OneFortyOne Plantations Pty Ltd has found the company to be compliant.

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June Roache reappointed as Chairperson of ForestrySA Board

5 December 2019

ForestrySA Board Chairperson June Roache has been reappointed for another term to lead the state's forest management authority.

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Strengthening South Australia’s forest industry

26 August 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government’s Forest Industry Advisory Council SA met in Adelaide on Thursday to discuss growing the State’s $2.3 billion forestry industry.

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BDO to conduct independent audit of OneFortyOne

10 May 2019

The State Government has appointed BDO Advisory (SA) Pty Ltd to undertake an independent audit on the Plantation Lease Agreement with OneFortyOne Plantations Pty Ltd.

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Forest Industry Advisory Council up and running

9 April 2019

The State Government is delivering on a key election commitment to forest industries and their communities by establishing the Forest Industry Advisory Council South Australia.

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Forest industry transport survey yields early results

9 April 2019

A survey of South Australia's forestry industry on how to improve road transport for the sector has identified 32 issues, with some already resolved by the State Government.

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Forest Industry Advisory Council announced

13 December 2018

South Australia’s forest and forest products sector is set to benefit from a new Forest Industry Advisory Council that will help drive the industry forward.

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Celebrating success in the Green Triangle timber industry

27 October 2018

The success of South Australia’s forestry industry in the Limestone Coast was on show last night in Mount Gambier at the inaugural Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards.

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Forestry industry asked to have their say about road transport in SA

20 September 2018

South Australia’s forestry industry is invited to get involved in a new survey aimed at unlocking productivity and efficiency benefits by identifying road transport improvements.

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Trial manuka plantation site begins in Mid North

16 August 2018

Planting has taken place today at a trial manuka plantation site in the State's Mid North, as part of a project exploring the viability of growing the premium product in the region.

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