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Reports and information produced by the Communities project

The following resources are available for downloading:

Subproject 4.3.1 Socio-economic costs and benefits of commercial forestry

Forest Industry Survey Reports

Western Australian Forest Industry Surveys

Technical Report 189 -  Schirmer, J (2008) Full Report - Forestry, jobs and spending: forest industry employment and expenditure in Western Australia, 2005-2006. 115pp [486K].

Western Australia Forest Industry Survey 2005-06 Summary report - Forestry jobs and spending: Forest industry employment and expenditure in Western Australia, 2005-06 Summary report. High resolution (16pp) [5.25 MB] .

Western Australia Forest Industry Survey 2005-06 Summary Report - Part 1 (Pages 1-8, 8 pp) [3.05MB] Low resolution.

Western Australia Forest Industry Survey 2005-06 Summary Report - Part 2 (Pages 8-15, 9 pp) [2.59MB] Low resolution.

 

Tasmanian Forest Industry Surveys

Technical Report 206 - Schirmer, J (2010) Full Report - Tasmania’s Forest Industry 2010: Trends in forest industry employment and turnover 2006 to 2010, 87 pp. [pdf 547kb]

Tasmanian Forest Industry Survey 2006-10 Summary Report - Tasmania’s Forest Industry 2010: Trends in forest industry employment and turnover 2006 to 2010, 15 pp. [pdf 4.2MB]

Technical Report 184 -  Schirmer, J (2008) Full Report - Forestry, jobs and spending: forest industry employment and expenditure in Tasmania, 2005-2006. 107 pp. [pdf 1.7MB]

Tasmanian Forest Industry Survey 2005-06 Summary Report  - Forestry jobs and spending: Forest industry employment and expenditure in Tasmania, 2005-06  (16 pp) [5.27MB]

Tasmanian Forest Industry Survey 2005-06 Seminar Presentation - Forestry jobs and spending: Forest industry employment and expenditure in Tasmania, 2005-06 (25 pp) [pdf 89.2K]

Tasmanian Forest Industry Survey 2005-06 Audio from ABC Local Radio - Recording of interview with Jacki Schirmer regarding the findings of the Tasmanian Forest Industry Survey.

 

Socio-economic impacts of plantations

Technical Report 199 -  Schirmer, J (2009) Full Report - Socio-economic impacts of the plantation industry on rural communities in Tasmania. 70pp [277K].

Technical Report 198 - Schirmer J (2009) Full Report - Socioeconomic impacts of the plantation industry on rural communities in Western Australia [403KB] 

 

Social impacts and responses to change in the native forest timber industry

Technical Report 208 - Loxton, E., Schirmer, J and Dare, M (2011) Full Report - Structural adjustment assistance in the Australian forest industry: a review of recent experience and recommendations for best practice design of future structural adjustment packages [394KB]

 

 

Subproject 4.3.2 Community attitudes towards plantation forestry

Technical Report 194 - Williams K (2009) Community attitudes to plantation forestry [2.77MB]

Williams K (2009) Community attitudes to plantations: survey of the views of residents of south-western Western Australia, 2008 - Summary report for Western Australia [3.88MB]

Williams K (2009) Community attitudes to plantations: survey of the views of residents of Tasmania, 2008 - Summary report for Tasmania [4.0MB]

Williams, K. (2009) ‘Why do attitudes towards plantations vary between states?’ Australian Forest Grower 32(3), p.22.

 

Subproject 4.3.3 Community engagement within Australian plantation forestry

Technical Report 181 - Dare et al (2008)
A best practice community engagement guide for managers and field staff in the plantation sector. This brief guide will be followed by a detailed guide later in 2010.

Dare L, Schirmer J, Vanclay F (2008) A brief guide to effective community engagement in the Australian plantation sector. Technical Report 181. 12 pp. [pdf 260.0 kb]

Community Engagement in Australian Forest Management
Presentation by Lain Dare (PhD Candidate, University of Tasmania), Professor Frank Vanclay (University of Tasmania) and Dr Jacki Schirmer (Australian National University) [pdf 64.4 kb]

 

Subproject 4.3.4 Participatory modelling of forested landscapes 

Leys, A., and Vanclay, J. (2010) Role of social learning in reducing controversy surrounding rapid plantation forestry expansion. Presented at the 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Technical Report 201 - Leys, A and Vanclay, J (2010) Social learning study of plantation forestry in the Upper Clarence catchment of north-eastern NSW. 37 pp.

Vanclay, J (2010) Participatory Modelling to inform Rural Development: Case studies from Zimbabwe and Australia. Presented at 1st International Conference on Environmental and Rural Development, "Strategies for Sustainable Rural Development", Phnom Penh, 4 - 5 March 2010.