Regional Forest Agreements fail to meet their aims

Swann, T and B. Brown. 2016. Barking up the wrong trees: WA's Forest Products Commission (FPC) and the performance of its native forestry. The Australia Institute.

Aim: 
To analyse the financial performance of the Western Australia Forest Products Commission
Type of Study: 
Report
Key Results: 
FPC has received more in government support than it has generated profits, and the native forest sector is declining in output and value. Jobs in logging, forestry and support are few and declining.
Response: 
Recommends a transition plan for native forestry workers
Full Reference: 
Swann, T and B. Brown. 2016. Barking up the wrong trees: WA's Forest Products Commission (FPC) and the performance of its native forestry. The Australia Institute.