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An integrated analytical economic framework to inform future Australian plantation policy

Townsend, Philip Vernon


Australia's plantation forest estate expanded rapidly between 1995 and 2008, consistent with the intentions of the National Forest Policy Statement and Plantations for Australia: the 2020 Vision. The near-doubling of the plantation estate, to almost 2 million hectares, was financed largely by small-scale investors under favourable tax and investment arrangements. Almost all the plantations were short-rotation eucalypts grown for woodchips. Expansion of these 'simple' plantation forests...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51422c183a6


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