If you are affected by the hardwood forestry transition, you may be eligible for support under the Victorian Forestry’s Worker Support Program.
Support is available for eligible workers.
The Victorian Forestry Worker Support Program (WSP) aims to support forestry and timber workers who are made redundant, had their employment ended or contract finished as the result of the Victorian Forestry Plan. WSP is delivered by ForestWorks and funded by the Victorian Government’s Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action.
Support Programs Available
Support available for all workers employed in the native timber industry including:
ForestWorks is delivering support to Opal Australian Paper workers affected by white side manufacturing stand downs and any future operational changes through the Opal Worker Support Service.