Removal of the water rule for forest carbon credit projects

The Australian Government has removed the ‘water rule’ from the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Rule 2015 (CFI Rule) under the Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) Scheme from 1 June 2024. The ‘water rule’ refers to added conditions that plantation forestry and other tree planting projects in high rainfall locations need to meet to participate […]

FIANT Applauds Northern Forestry Hub

The Forestry Industry Association of the NT applauds the Federal government’s investment in a Regional Forestry Hub for the Northern Territory. $1 million worth of funding was committed for the hub in the federal budget handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. ‘The creation of a Forestry Hub in the Northern Territory will be instrumental in […]

Forestry Hub In Northern Territory & Ord Valley

A step forward tonight for the Territory’s emerging forestry industry – with plans to bring the sector in line with the rest of the country. The move would create a jobs bonanza and attract new investment to the region.

Regional Forestry Hubs

The National Forest Industries Plan includes an action to establish Regional Forestry Hubs. There have been 11 regional forestry hubs established across Australia. The Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, the then Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, announced on 16 February 2019 that 9 Regional Forestry Hubs would be established. Each Regional […]