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Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia
ACFA CONSULTING FORESTERS ACFA Nowadays, both the public and private sectors need access to independent, objective and non-political assessments of current and proposed forest activities A Division of the which are reliable and have the backing of a Institute of Foresters recognized professional association. of Australia The use of consultants to undertake specified tasks is now common in Association of many industries: consultants are able to provide unbiased specialist inputs to Consulting a particular project at competitive rates. Foresters Forestry consultants may be employed of Australia as individuals or may form part of a team drawing on expertise from a range Established in 1978 in of members. response to the need to PO Box 7002 promote and protect the Yarralumla ACT 2600 credibility and competence ACFA members ensure a high level of 02 6281 3992 ph of Australia's consulting professional standards and are accredited 02 6281 4693 fax foresters. www.forestry.org.au by the IFA RPF® Scheme. firstname.lastname@example.org . Forestry consulting solutions that work Download from the ACFA website: for your business. www.forestry.org.au AN AUSTRALIAN STANDARD FOR VALUING COMMERCIAL F O R E S T S – Developed by ACFA facilitators with stakeholders. A V A L U A T I O N H A N D B O O K – Developed by ACFA members. C O N S U L T I N G S O L UT I O N S • Execution of feasibility studies A major concern for any professional association must be the setting and • Fire management and advice achievement of standards by its members, and Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia (ACFA) is no exception. This is all the more important as forest consultants • Financial analysis of forestry investments provide critical services such as forest modelling, environment management and CONTACT process audit to government departments, paper manufacturers, private forest • Forest inventory and geographic owners, sawmillers, panel manufacturers and forest management companies. This information systems ACFA DIVISION INSTITUTE OF FORESTERS OF has been even more marked as plantation ownership has become privatized and • Forest valuation AUSTRALIA native forest management has become corporatized. • Formulation and management of overseas aid projects EMAIL: email@example.com ACFA members have established their professional credentials with years of work in either government and/or private forestry businesses both in • Industrial planning of forest based PHONE: (02) 6281 3992 industries Australia and overseas. ACFA Division assists members to maintain PO Box 7002 standards and to run successful businesses. • Management of native forests Yarralumla ACT 2600 Australia • Marketing, harvesting and utilization of setting standards: forest products • Plantation management ACFA REQUIRES ITS MEMBERS TO ACFA SETS OUT TO HELP YOU BY • Preparing environmental impact statements • Meet strict entry qualifications, • Providing up to date lists of members and • Research and Development • Comply with a strict code of ethics their skills. • Studies for government bodies/policy • Hold stipulated business insurance • Providing personal profiles of members. analysis and formulation (particularly professional indemnity • Maintaining a recommended scale of fees. • Trees on farms/Agro forestry cover). • Providing details of consultants able to • Training • Undertake a continuing professional provide specific services. • Effluent re-use through forests development program which is auditable. • Ensuring an accepted methodology for • Adhere to the rules of the Association. forest valuation. FIND A CONSULTING FORESTER – WWW.FORESTRY.ORG.AU Search for a consultant with the requisite skill for your task on our skills database!
"Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia"