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    Institute of Foresters of Australia

    The IFA is Australia's only professional body for foresters and other forestry professionals.

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IFA News

Victorian Coroner's Decision NOT to conduct a Coronial Inquest into the 2015 Wye River Fire

Please find below a link to the Victorian Coroner's Decision NOT to conduct a Coronial Inquest into the 2015 Wye River Fire:   Victorian Coroner's Decision - 2015 Wye River ...

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Forest Bioenergy in WA

John McGrath gave a topical presentation on Forest Bioenergy in WA - prospects and constraints at the recent 2017 IFA WA Division AGM held on 5th September. Please find the link to...

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Open Access to AFJ's Latest Issue

The general public has been granted open access to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) special edition of the Australian Forestry Journal (AFJ),...

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Forestry Institute Board movements

Three vacancies on the Board of the Institute of Foresters of Australia were filled by election from four candidates at the AGM held recently in Cairns.   Newly elected (or re-elected)...

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  • Registered Professional Forester Professional foresters
  • Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia Consulting foresters
  • Professional foresters

    The Registered Professional Forester (RPF) scheme is a formal registration system that offers quality assurance on people with forestry expertise. The scheme is administered by the Institute of Foresters of Australia and is available to members and non-members of IFA.

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  • Consulting foresters

    The Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia (ACFA) was established in 1978 in response to the need to promote and protect the credibility and competence of Australia's consulting foresters. ACFA now operates as a Division of the IFA and members are known both as ACFA members and consulting foresters.

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IFA Publications

The IFA supports three regular publications

In addition the IFA makes freely available other occasional publications including IFA Policy Statements, media releases and submissions.