If you import timber, pulp or paper products (e.g. raw materials, frames or furniture products) this information may be relevant to you.
From 30th November 2014 importers of most timber, pulp, paper and wood furniture products into Australia will have to comply with the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation. This Regulation sets out the due diligence requirements for importers to minimise the risk that the products they want to import are wholly or partly derived from illegally harvested wood.
The Timber Development Association is conducting one-day seminars to arm participants with a solid understanding of the Regulation and how they can comply.
The seminar will arm participants with a solid understanding of the Regulation and how they can comply. It will use real-world examples and cover a number of commonly asked questions including:
- Which goods are regulated?
- Can goods be held at the port?
- What is likely to happen after 30 November?
- What is the role of certification and 3rd party legality assurance?
- What documents are acceptable?
For more information about your states session please see attached flyer: