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Public Briefing Paper for
FM Controlled Wood Change of Scope Audit of
Gunns Limited, Australia
14-17 June 2011

Introduction - The SmartWood Program of the Rainforest Alliance is conducting a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) controlled wood forest management audit of Gunns Limited forest management unit (FMU) located in Tasmania, Australia.

The scope of the SmartWood audit includes the total forest area managed by Gunns Limited in Tasmania of approximately 284,573 hectares. However, Gunns Limited will restrict Controlled Wood claims only to wood supplied from hardwood and softwood plantations within the FMU. If the Gunns Limited Tasmania FMU conforms to the FSC standard for forest management enterprises supplying non FSC-certified controlled wood (FSC-STD-30-010, version 2-0), the FMU will be added.

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