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Department of State Growth

Ministerial Advisory Council on Forestry

The Ministerial Advisory Council on forestry (MAC) is responsible for:

  • informing the Minister on issues affecting forests and the forest industry, including third party certification, resource security, supply chain security, residue markets, value adding, and market security
  • advising the Minister on opportunities for, and impediments to, growth of Tasmania’s forest industry
  • supporting Tasmania’s forest industry in the community and markets
  • advising the Minister on key operational and strategic policy direction and requirements relating to forests and the forestry industry, including development of a Strategic Forest Industry Growth Plan.

The Minister, in conjunction with the MAC, formed a sub-committees to progress issues specific to Special Species Timbers.