Research and Development

There is a lack of knowledge about the impacts of CCA-treated timber in the Australian environment. Since the timber industry is unlikely to fund such research, there is a need for independent research. Furthermore, the research that is being undertaken focuses mostly on alternative chemicals, although they pose a range of environmental and health risks as well. It is recommended that non-industry linked research funding is made available in sufficient amounts to enable researchers to:

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