Advisory Council positions


Forest Practices Authority



The FPA is an independent statutory authority responsible for the regulation of forest practices in Tasmania under the Forest Practices Act 1985.

The Minister for Resources seeks expressions of interest from persons suitably qualified for appointment to the Forest Practices Advisory Council (FPAC) as members.

There are three vacancies in the following categories:

  • Chair - a person with knowledge or expertise in sustainable forest management
  • Member - a person with expertise in, and operational experience of, forest harvesting or forest contracting
  • Member - a person with expertise in, and experience of, forest issues in relation to forest conservation 

In accordance with the Tasmanian State Government’s Women on Boards Strategy 2020-2025, women are strongly encouraged to submit an application for a position.

The FPAC is a body constituted under s.37A of the Forest Practices Act 1985 to promote discussion among key stakeholders and to provide advice to the Forest Practices Authority (FPA) on matters relating to the operation of the forest practices system.

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