About the Illegal Logging Laws
The Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012 came into operation in November 2012.
Under the Act, it is a criminal offence to import illegally logged timber and timber products into Australia or to process domestically grown raw logs that have been illegally logged. This prohibition applies to all imported timber and timber products and all domestically grown logs processed in Australia.
‘Illegally logged’ is defined as timber harvested in contravention of laws in force in the place – whether ...Continue Reading →