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Key industry post for Rob de Fégely
Senator to outline role of new council at forestry day celebration in Brisbane
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By JIM BOWDEN
THE newly-formed Forest Industry Advisory Council, announced by the Prime Minister Tony Abbott at an industry dinner in Canberra earlier this month, will replace the Forest and Wood Products Council. The FWPC, a high-level forest industry advisory body to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, was formed in 2000 and formalised by the Howard government under the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002. In announcing the formation of the FIAC, Mr Abbott named
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Newly-appointed co-chair of the Forest Industry Advisory Council Rob de Fégely (centre) confers with Ross Hampton, CEO, Australian Forest Products Association (left) and Michael Hartman, CEO of ForestWorks, at the Canberra industry conference.
the Institute of Foresters of Australia president Rob de Fégely as its co-chair.
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