Tree spiking incidents being investigated 7 bolts found in tree spiking incident
Tasmania Police is currently investigating reports of tree spiking, after two Tassie sawmills found seven bolts, which are believed to have been deliberately placed, in their timber.
Terry Edwards, CEO of the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania, says news of the incidents made him feel ‘sick’ and he hopes those responsible are found.
Listen as Terry joins Aaron Stevens to discuss the investigation and why tree spiking is so dangerous.
Listen as Jonathon Duniam, Liberal Senator for Tasmania and Assistant Forestry Minister, joins Aaron Stevens to weigh in on the issue, comparing tree spiking to cutting the breaks on a log truck.