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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

NW Jolly Medal - Call for Nominations

Nominations are being called for the NW Jolly Medal, for presentation at the Institute’s Forests for healthy cities, farms and people Conference to be held in conjunction with Australian...

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Conference Call for Abstracts Extended!

The call for Abstracts for the joint AFG and IFA Conference: Forests for Healthy Cities, Farms and People has been extended until the 30th of May.For more information on how to submit...

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Major drawcard announced for Canberra Forest Conference

Last month the Institute of Foresters of Australia (IFA) and the Australlian Forest Growers (AFG) have announced some of the confirmed keynote speakers for their joint conference: Forests...

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Foresters in 2018 Australia Day Honours

Please find attached a media release from the Institute of Foresters of Australia detailing Australia Day Honours awarded to three notable foresters. Dr Johannes (Hans) Hendrik Drielsma...

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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.