TDA Newsletter 2013 No. 1
The TDA Christmas newsletter for 2013.

Illegal Logging Due Diligence Guidance and Tools Print E-mail
Friday, 20 December 2013 00:00
Log ends.
Log ends.
Importers of nearly all timber products and domestic processors of raw logs will be required to exercise due diligence for illegally-logged timber from 30 November 2014.

Accordingly, TDA has spent the latter half of 2013 developing guidance and tools for importers and domestic processors to set up due-diligence systems to minimise the risk of timber having been illegally harvested.

The guidance and tools were developed as the second stage of a two-stage project titled "Demonstrating legal wood products: Industry benchmarking and due diligence guidance", supported by the timber industry and the Australian Department of Agriculture via Forest and Wood Products Australia.