Australian Standard Protects Forest Values 22-Dec-2011

Significant biodiversity values are recognised and protected under the Australian Standard for Forest Management (AS4708) (the Standard). The Standard has 40 explicit forest management requirements under eight criteria. In order to be certified under the Standard a forest..

Quest for Sustainable Forest Management continues 24-Nov-2011

The Annual General Assembly of the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has celebrated the organisation's continuing success in advancing its vision of "A world in which people manage forests sustainably". PEFC is the world's largest forest certifi..

New Head for Australian Forestry Standard 12-Sep-2011

Geoff Gorrie, Chair of Australian Forestry Standard Ltd, announced today that Richard Stanton had been appointed as the National Secretary of Australian Forestry Standard Ltd. "Richard will take up his new role on 11 October 2011 and his main focus will be the oversight o..

Australia to benefit from PEFC global expansion 05-Jul-2011

PEFC Secretary General Ben Gunneberg will arrive in Australia next week to update a wide range of stakeholders about recent significant developments in PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification), the world's largest forest certification system. The Australia..