The Communication for Contractors guide supports the unit of competency FWPCOT3346 Communicate effectively with general public or stakeholders concerned about forest practices. It is part of a set of materials that has been developed to support workers in Tasmania’s forest industry with the skills required to communicate with external stakeholders. While the materials focus on harvesting and clearing, the same principles apply to roading and site preparation.

The complete set of materials includes the following:

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ForestWorks developed the guide under the Training and Skills Development Service (TSDS). The TSDS was funded by the Australian and Tasmanian Governments to support the rebuilding and reskilling of the Tasmanian forest and timber industry.