Australian saw logs being exported mean job losses at Tumbarumba

The Tumba Mill continues to call for government support to direct Australian saw logs destined for export to their Mill, in order to secure hundreds of jobs and help the Australian economy recover from bushfires and Covid-19.

Timber trouble: race to salvage trees killed in bushfire

Timber towns in southern New South Wales are racing against the clock to salvage trees killed in the destructive 2019/2020 Summer bushfires.

Hyne Timber has welcomed the announcement of almost $3 million NSW Government support for its Tumbarumba Mill bushfire recovery.

The funding covers 50% of the Tumbarumba Mill Optimisation Project cost, which will assist in reducing operating costs, gain efficiencies and most importantly, help retain 149 people in jobs in Tumbarumba.

Prime 7 Wagga TV story on the Timber Mill struggle

Tumbarumba faces the frightening prospect of major job losses if the Timber Mill can't secure government funding to help transport feedstock plantation pine to the Mill over the next three years.