TCA Announces Change

Timber Communities Australia has announced the resignation of Helen Murray, who has been the national coordinator and its key representative for almost four years. Since joining in 2014 Ms Murray has been a dedicated and proactive representative for TCA’s members from timber communities right across Australia. From the outset she was instrumental in assisting an…

Launch of TCA Young Ambassadors Initiative

Timber Communities Australia announces the launch of its Young Community Ambassadors Initiative today, at the AUSTimber2016 event in Traralgon, Victoria. “It’s aimed at the under 35’s, with an interest in raising awareness about this fantastic industry and the positive role it plays for society,” said National Coordinator Helen Murray. To be eligible you can be…

TCA welcomes Renewable Energy Target changes

Timber Communities Australia (TCA) welcomes the passing of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme legislation last night. It has restored genuine wood waste biomass, sourced from legally and sustainably managed native forest or sawmill operations, as an eligible bioenergy feedstock, alongside other types of wood waste material. This is a commonsense outcome that is good…

Koala’s and timber communities can coexist

A letter to NSW Opposition Leader, Luke Foley, from Timber Communities Australia has reflected the dismay of NSW north coast timber communities at the flawed policy process around his surprise announcement of a new mega-style national park for koala protection. This was done in a vacuum – with zero consultation of affected communities. Jobs will…