CHESTER BACKS FIGHT FOR TIMBER JOBS

CHESTER BACKS FIGHT FOR TIMBER JOBS

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has told a Timber Towns Victoria Roundtable ‘we need to keep fighting to save our timber industry because people and wildlife die in poorly managed forests’ Speaking at a forum in Heyfield this week, Mr Chester urged TTV to...
VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT FAILS TO SUPPORT ASH

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT FAILS TO SUPPORT ASH

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says Gippslanders are owed an explanation after the State Labor Government backed imported timber over the local product for a signature building project. Mr Chester said the decision by the Victorian Government to award the...
$1.7 million to support timber jobs in Gippsland

$1.7 million to support timber jobs in Gippsland

Local MP Darren Chester has announced the Federal Government will invest $1.7 million in an innovative advanced manufacturing facility in Heyfield to secure and create local jobs. Mr Chester said Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) would use the money to establish...

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