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Australia's regional forest agreement process: analysis of the potential and problems

Musselwhite, Gary and Herath, Gamini 2005, Australia's regional forest agreement process: analysis of the potential and problems, Forest policy and economics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 579-588, doi: 10.1016/j.forpol.2003.11.001.

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Title Australia's regional forest agreement process: analysis of the potential and problems
Author(s) Musselwhite, Gary
Herath, Gamini
Journal name Forest policy and economics
Volume number 7
Issue number 4
Start page 579
End page 588
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publication date 2005-05
ISSN 1389-9341
1872-7050
Keyword(s) Regional forest agreements
Public choice
Interest groups
Politics
Forest policy
Summary The 1990s heralded a new era in forest policy in Australia with the introduction of The National Forest Policy Statement which provided a framework under which native forest resources would be protected whilst also permitting ecologically sustainable timber harvesting. However, the implementation of the statement through the Regional Forest Agreements by state governments appear to contradict the conditions of the policy. Political bias towards development imperatives in implementing RFAs is evident. Community involvement in RFAs has not been satisfactory for sustainable forest use and management, with ongoing dissatisfaction from some stakeholder groups. There is still increased demand for protection of what remains of the various forest reserves. Aboriginal issues have not been settled in line with the expectation of the policy. There are continuing conflicts between the Commonwealth Government and some state governments
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.forpol.2003.11.001
Field of Research 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2004
Copyright notice ©2003, Elsevier B.V.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30009479

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
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