Victoria’s forestry industries
Socio-economic characteristics of Victoria’s forestry industries. Report prepared by the Fenner School of Environment and Society (Australian National University) , July 2010.
This report summarises the results of the Forest Industry Survey, a survey of employment and expenditure by the plantation and native forest industry in Victoria. It provides an up-to-date snapshot of the forestry industry, its workers, and its dependent communities.
- Report Summary
- Executive Summary
- Part 1: Profile of forest industry businesses, employment and spending, and impacts of recent changes on businesses
- Part 2: Profile of socio-economic characteristics of forest industry workers
- Part 3: Dependence of Victorian towns and localities on the forest industry
- Part 4: References and Appendices
Victoria's forestry communities: adapting to change in the forestry industries.
Report prepared by Sheridan Coakes Consulting Pty Ltd, December 2009.
This report identifies towns which are dependent on Victoria's plantation and native forest industries, and examines their level of sensitivity to potential change in these industries. The report makes a more detailed examination of the socio-economic links between the East Gippsland Forest Management Area, and the businesses and towns dependent on this particular forest resource.
Read the Executive summary: Victoria's Forestry Communities: Adapting to Change in the Forestry Industries
A copy of the full technical report can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or from Agriculture and Forest Industries Policy, Department of Primary Industries.
Private Forestry Research Database
The purpose of this database is to collect Victorian Private Forestry research and make it available to the private forestry community, other research agencies and the general public.
A comparison of the avifaunal diversity on native hardwood plantations and pastureland in north-east Victoria (2002)
The avifaunal diversity comparitive report presents the results of a two-year study comparing bird diversity of native hardwood plantations, associated pastureland and nearby remnant vegetation in north-east Victoria.
The influence of remnant trees retained within native hardwood plantations on the diversity and abundance of birds 2000-2001
The influence of remnant trees study investigates the effects of retained, isolated remnant trees in blue gum plantations on the diversity and abundance of birds.