Forest Policy

Subject FRST20008 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 1, Creswick - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Thirty hours of lectures and 30 hours of practical work
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Nil
Corequisites: Nil
Recommended Background Knowledge: Nil
Non Allowed Subjects: Nil
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Ms Robyn Price



Subject Overview:

This subject introduces policy and legislation for forestry and examines the role of, limits to, and creation of policies and legislation.

On completion of this subject, students should:

  • understand the need for policy and legislation and the role it plays in forestry;

  • be aware of the different levels at which policy and legislation operate;

  • be able to implement and adhere to policy and legislation in the field;

  • understand the legality of policy and legislation and be able to enforce policy and legislation requirements; and

  • understand the process by which policy and legislation are created.

The subject covers the areas of:

  • policy and legislation in forestry;

  • creation and implementation of policy and legislation;

  • codes of practice; and

  • adherence and enforcement.

Objectives: Information Not Available

Up to three projects of a maximum of 2000 words each and totalling 100% of the final marks.

Prescribed Texts: Information Not Available
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

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