Forestry Fair Contract Code 2003 - Tasmania


You will be required to comply with this code if you are involved in entering into contracts for services within the forestry industry. This code applies to the following forestry operations:

  • Planting trees for commercial production
  • Managing trees planted for commercial timber production (limited to various silviculture activities)
  • Harvesting trees for timber production
  • Transporting timber that has been harvested for commercial purposes
  • Land clearing associated with a forestry operation
  • Road construction and quarrying associated with a forestry operation.

This code is intended to ensure that contracts for services are fair and contain general provisions relating to definitions, the term and renewal of a forestry contract, the relationships between parties, and the obligations of all involved parties. The code also provides agreed processes for dispute and grievance resolution.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Forestry Fair Contract Code 2003 (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Forestry (Fair Contract Codes) Act 2001 TAS

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Forestry


Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Department of State Growth

Toll Free: 1800 030 688
Fax: 03 6233 5800