Draft 4 Year Work Plans Available for Feedback

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Draft Four Year Work Plans for our industry training packages are now available for feedback. Four Year Work Plans provide notice to industry, training providers and government about what skills standards and qualifications are being considered for future development. Details of the key priority skill … Read More

New Directors for ForestWorks Board

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ForestWorks has welcomed three new Directors to our Board: Colin McCulloch, Mark Nelson and Leo Skourdoumbis. Antoinette Hewitt (who performs the role of Company Secretary for ForestWorks) said Colin, Mark and Leo join ForestWorks’ ongoing Directors Jane Calvert, Tony Price … Read More

Review of Industry Reference Committees

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The Forest and Wood Products Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) are currently being reviewed in a process established by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC). The structure and membership of all 70 IRCs (that together cover all Australian industries) are … Read More

CDMA Training Awards – Judging Completed!

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Judging took place in our office last week for the Cabinet Makers and Designers Association (CMDA) Training Awards. The award winners will be announced at the CMDA Annual Dinner, to be held in Melbourne on Friday 8 July 2016. The 2016 Awards include Apprentice … Read More

HVP Adopts FOLS Skills Verification Program

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HVP have endorsed FOLS as their preferred tool to manage operators’ high risk competencies This week HVP Plantations (HVP) have adopted FOLS as their required standard for the recording of training and skills verification for high risk forestry activities. FOLS … Read More

Forestry Better Business Program Update

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We are currently testing and trialling the online portal for the Forestry Better Business program with three contracting businesses. The businesses cover harvesting, haulage and silvicultural activities in Tasmania. Feedback from these businesses will be incorporated in the updates to the … Read More

NSW WHS network meeting

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The WHS network for the northern NSW hardwood industry regrouped this month, with a meeting taking place in Coffs Harbour on Tuesday 3 May 2016. The purpose of the forum was to discuss workplace health and safety matters in a … Read More

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