You will require this registration if you intend to harvest timber or transport log timber harvested in in a State forest or timber reserve. Some of the categories of timber worker for which registration is required include:
- chainsaw operator
- log haulier
- tree marker
- skyline operator.
You will not require this licence to undertake the following activities:
- take forest produce from a State forest or timber reserve under a forest produce licence
- remove firewood from a State forest or timber reserve
- transport forest product under a forest produce licence.
It is an offence to employ or contract an unregistered person to harvest timber from, or transport log timber in a State forest or timber reserve. If you intend to operate a business to harvest or transport timber from State forests or timber reserve you will need to ensure that each of your employees and contractors are registered.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.