The Council has the following functions:
(a) to advise the Authority on the review of this Act and the Forest Practices Code;
(b) to advise the Authority on the quality, relevance and cost effectiveness of forest practices administration, operations and research;
(c) to advise the Authority on financial matters including the self-funding of forest practices;
(d) to promote discussion within government and the forestry industry, and by land owners and land users, of forest practices issues.