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Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia

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Association of Consulting Foresters of Australia

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									                                                                                         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.                                           acfa@forestry.org.au


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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: acfa@forestry.org.au                          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.




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