Inquiry into VicForests Operations

Hearings and Transcripts

Information on the Committee's public hearing schedule for this Inquiry will be posted here as it becomes available.

Corrected transcripts of these hearings will also be published here when finalised by the Committee.

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

Time Witness Transcript
7.40 pm

Victorian Association of Forest Industries
Tim Johnston, Chief Executive Officer

8.20 pm

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Lee Miezis, Deputy Secretary, Forest, Fire and Regions
James Todd, Director, Knowledge and Decision Systems, Energy, Environment and Climate Change

9.20 pm

Nathan Trushell, Chief Executive Officer
Lachlan Spencer, Acting General Manager, Stakeholders and Planning



Monday 17 July 2017

Legislative Council Committee Room, Parliament House, Spring Street East Melbourne

 Time Witness Transcript
 11.45 am

Department of Treasury and Finance
David Webster, Deputy Secretary
Ben Stewart, Advisor Commercial
Stephen Canterbury, Assistant Director, Shareholder Advisory Services

pdfTranscript(PDF 133.50 KB) 

pdfPresentation(PDF 521.16 KB)

12.30 pm

Environmental Justice Australia
Brendan Sydes, Chief Executive Officer, Lawyer
Danya Jacobs, Forest Lawyer

 pdfTranscript(PDF 178.83 KB)
2.00 pm

The Wilderness Society Victoria Inc
Amelia Young, Campaign Manager Victoria

 pdfTranscript(PDF 190.44 KB)

pdfSubmission(PDF 339.44 KB)

3.30 pm

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Richard Bolt, Secretary
Justin Hanney, Head of Employment, Investment and Trade

 pdfTranscript(PDF 150.79 KB)


Tuesday 30 May 2017

Meeting Room G.1, 55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne

 Time Witness Transcript

Radial Timber Australia
Chris McEvoy, Owner and Managing Director

 pdfTranscript(PDF 143.19 KB)


Australian Sustainable Hardwoods
Vince Hurley, Chief Executive Officer

 pdfTranscript(PDF 154.68 KB)

The Hermal Group
James Lantry, Manager Special Projects

 pdfTranscript(PDF 134.10 KB)

Nathan Trushell, Acting Chief Executive Officer

 pdfTranscript(PDF 193.01 KB)

pdfSubmission(PDF 585.46 KB)

pdfAttachment 1(PDF 3.91 MB)

pdfPresentation(PDF 6.93 MB)


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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017