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Hard Times for Hardwood Sector

This rant was written by Kersten Gentle. Everyone knows I have sawdust running through my veins and I am a passionate supporter of both the native and plantation-based forest industries. My...

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Loose Lips Sink Ships

There is without a doubt, we are in tumultuous times within the construction industry, with many builders finding it difficult. Rumours have been swirling around about different companies for the...

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I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

In 1972, Helen Reddy released I Am Woman, which fast became an anthem for the women’s movement and after nearly 50 years since its release, the song was sung by a friend’s daughter in Woiwurrung,...

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Warning: Rant in Progress

The other day when I was voicing my opinion on the terrible policy announcement by Victorian Premier Dan Andrews, someone asked me why.  They wanted to know what this had to do with the frame and...

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Rant Response

Following on from my Rant in the last edition of FTMA News titled Stop Leap Frogging the Fabricator, I had a lot of feedback.  Some feedback was extremely supportive of my comments, whereas some of...

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health is an issue that I am sure we have all been affected by, whether personally or with someone you know.  Mental Health does not discriminate, it affects everyone, no matter what the...

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