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Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill

Published date: 15 May 2020

Public submissions are now being called for the Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill

The closing date for submissions is 11.59pm on Thursday, 21 May 2020

Have your say on the Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill

The Chairperson of Parliament’s Environment Select Committee, Dr Duncan Webb, is calling for public submissions on the Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill.

The bill seeks to establish a registration system for log traders and forestry advisers that strengthens the integrity of the forestry supply chain, and supports a continuous, predictable, and long-term supply of timber for domestic processing and export.

The bill was referred to the committee on 15 May 2020. The Chair has set a closing date for submissions of 21 May 2020. The committee is due to report to the House by 5 June 2020.

Tell the Environment Committee what you think

Make a submission on the bill by 11.59pm on 21 May 2020.

What do you need to know?

  • Submissions are publicly released and published to the Parliament website. Only your name or organisation’s name is required on a submission. Please keep your contact details separate, as if they are included on the submission they will become publicly available when the submission is released.
  • ​If you wish to include information of a private or personal nature in your submission you should discuss this with the clerk of the committee before submitting.
  • If you wish to speak to your submission, please state this clearly.
  • Further guidance on making a submission can be found from the ‘How to make a submission’ link in the ‘Related documents’ panel.

If you have any questions about your submission or the submission process please contact the Committee Staff through the contact details provided on this page. For more details about the bill: