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Booklet - 'A Cut Above, Forest Industry Careers', A Cut Above Committee, Victoria, circa 2008 Document Reg. No: HT 26283

Summary:
Booklet titled 'A Cut Above, Forest Industry Careers', published by 'The Cut Above Committee' provides information on careers in different sectors of the forestry industry. It presents case studies of individuals within the various sectors of the industry and includes messages from the sponsors and contact information for stakeholders. The booklet takes the position that the forestry industry is one which provides employment and career opportunities within a sustainable and robust sector.
Description:
13 page A4-size full-colour booklet with matt-laminate front cover. The front cover has 5 panels of pictures which include a smiling woman, a workman, a woman operating a switchboard, a bulldozer in a forest and a couple crouching down. The back cover lists contact information and logos of sponsoring organisations.
Statement Of Significance:
The booklet demonstrates the diversity in careers and professionalization of the forest industry by presenting a contemporary and youthful image. It emphasises the robustness of the industry and highlights the economic and social contribution the forest industry has on communities and those employed within the sector.The booklet also draws attention to the contemporary issue of sustainable environmental and employment practices in natural resources industries.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 297 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: forestry, sustainability, environmental issues, timber industry, natural resource management
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: A CUT ABOVE/Forest industry careers/JUST LIKE OUR TREES, THE SKY IS THE LIMIT/www.gomixit.com
Sponsor: Limestone Coast Reginal Development Board, Victoria, Australia, 2008
Sponsor: Forestry SA, Victoria, Australia, 2008

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