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Review of Studies of the Socio-Economic Impact of Forest Industries in Australia

Review of Studies of the Socio-Economic Impact of Forest Industries in Australia

This study compiled an up-to-date survey of reports and other published and unpublished information relating to the socio-economic importance of the forestry and forest products industry on regional communities. Following a wide-ranging review, 57 reports were compiled and incorporated in an index of studies and an annotated bibliography summarising socio-economic elements.

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Socio-econ WEB.pdf

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