The Western Forestry Contractors’ Association engaged Qatalyst Research Group to:

  • Undertake research on the composition of the labour force and workforce development issues related to recruitment and retention; and
  • Develop a labour market strategy that is focused, pragmatic, actionable, and supported by the industry and other key stakeholders. The sectors within silviculture include nurseries, tree-planting, brushing & spacing, consulting foresters, and wildfire fighting.

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