FWCA condemns Bob Brown’s dangerous media stunt

Forest & Wood Communities Australia has condemned attention-seeking corporate activist, Bob Brown who was arrested for invading a lawful timber harvesting operation yesterday. FWCA Director Kelly Wilton said Mr Brown was wasting valuable police resources and sucking the media into free publicity to promote a pro-activism film.

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FWCA applauds action on activists

Forest & Wood Communities Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s proposed toughening of the legislation which will strip activist organisations which engage in illegal activity of their charity status. The announcement was made by the Assistant Minister for Finance, Charities and Electoral Matters last week and will give forest workers some reassurance that those who disrupt their workplaces and damage their equipment will have their funding streams cut off.

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FWCA calls for action on criminal workplace invasions

Forest & Wood Communities Australia has called on Tasmanian Work Health and Safety regulator WorkSafe to investigate continued breaches to the Tasmania Work Health & Safety Act by Bob Brown Foundation criminals. Yesterday members of the corporate activist group, which conducts illegal media stunts to create outrage as a funding source, invaded a harvesting coupe in Tasmania’s Eastern Tiers.

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