You will be required to comply with this code of practice if you intend to harvest timber. This applies to the holder of a timber harvesting operators licence, a person who has an agreement with VicForests for the harvesting and sale of timber, as well as any other person who undertakes timber harvesting operations in a state forest.
Timber harvesting operations include:
- Felling or cutting trees
- Taking or removing timber
- Delivering or transporting timber to a buyer
- Road works and other works to support timber harvesting operations.
Timber harvesting operations may be audited on behalf of the Agency for compliance with the code of practice.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.