Uncategorised
16 December 2020

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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Uncategorised
16 December 2020

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…
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Leadbeater possum
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1 September 2020

“POSSUM MAGIC…” MISINFORMED AND MISLEADING

The Weekend Australian Magazine recently ran a 4-page assault on Victoria’s native timber industry focusing on the recent Federal Court decision. We understand that some industry leaders were interviewed for an hour or more by the journalist Ricky French who then ignored their information and persisted with the activist perspective.
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Grassroots voice
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21 August 2020

FWCA IS THE NEW GRASSROOTS VOICE FOR TIMBER WORKERS

Not since the Tasmanian ‘forest wars’ have timber workers and their communities felt more besieged by malicious and carefully co-ordinated attacks on forestry and their jobs. Corporate activist organisations have ramped up their efforts to close down the industry in Western Australia, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania, which comes…
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