Forestry Fair Contract Code 2003 - Tasmania


You will need 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.

The code contains general provisions relating to definitions, the term and renewal of a Forestry Contract, the relationship of the parties, and the obligations of both the Contractor and the Principal. The code also provides agreed processes for dispute and grievance resolution.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or 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 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of State Growth


Contact details

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