Native forestry and ecological concerns collide during Coffs Harbour parliamentary inquiry into long-term sustainability

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By Jamie Brown
Updated April 29 2022 - 7:02am, first published 3:28am
Impact of harvesting equipment on native forestry was debated at Coffs Harbour on Friday during the sixth NSW parliamentary inquiry hearing into sustainable forestry practices. In this photo a harvesting machine clears white gum after a previous failed attempt to grow on-farm forestry.

The sixth NSW Parliamentary inquiry into the future of forestry, this time at Coffs Harbour on Friday, highlighted the great gulf between ethics and industry while sawlog supply through Forest Corp has never been tighter - and in direct opposition to strong demand for timber.

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Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter