Media Releases

Prime Minister to speak at AFPA’s Industry Gala Dinner

MEDIA RELEASE Prime Minister to speak at AFPA’s Industry Gala Dinner The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) is extremely pleased to announce that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be speaking at AFPA’s Industry Gala Dinner on Tuesday 12 September 2017 at...

ASH agreement welcomed, but long-term certainty needed

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) welcomes the Victorian Government’s in-principle agreement with Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) shareholders to buy the Heyfield sawmill. AFPA CEO, Mr Ross Hampton, said it was good news for the...

Government should buy into our future

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) welcomes the sensible recommendations contained in the Joint Select Committee on Government Procurement Report released today. AFPA Chief Executive Officer Mr Ross Hampton said, “AFPA urges the Government...

Renewable bioenergy can help keep the lights on

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) final report released today recommends a package of reforms to secure Australia’s power system but still does not recognise the renewable baseload potential of bioenergy. This omission is despite the...