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.

Physical 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.

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.

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