WA Forest Alliance – The Figures Don’t Add Up
 
The WA Forest Alliance (WAFA) is trying to pull a stunt on the people of WA, with the release of economic modelling on farm forestry.
 
That’s according to the state’s peak timber industry body, the Forest Industries Fede...

September 10, 2018

A tiny wheatbelt town has received the keys to the biggest civic timber construction in Western Australia in nearly 80 years, as the state's timber industry shows signs of revival.

The Shire of Pingelly decided to build its new Recreation and Cultural Centre entirely ou...

September 10, 2018

A tiny wheatbelt town has received the keys to the biggest civic timber construction in Western Australia in nearly 80 years, as the state's timber industry shows signs of revival.

The Shire of Pingelly decided to build its new Recreation and Cultural Centre entirely ou...

August 12, 2018

Designed by renowned architects Tzannes and Associates and completed in  
April 2017, International House Sydney stands at the entrance to Barangaroo South and is the first office building in Australia to use engineered timber – Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Gl...

August 12, 2018

CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) is a common building product in Europe and the USA. CLT is now available for use in Australia.

Crosslam Australia commenced research on making CLT Panels in Australia in 2013. It produced its first CLT panel in 2015. Since then further devel...

July 16, 2018

WA’S first high-rise timber-framed building has been given the go-ahead by the Metropolitan Re- development Authority.

The $14 million Leadlight Hotel, an 11-storey mixed-use scheme by Australian Development Capital, pictured, will rise up on the corner of Beaufort and...

The WA timber industry is worth more than $1.4 billion to the state each year and creates more than 6,000 jobs, mostly in regional WA, a new report shows.


The research, conducted by a team from the University of Canberra and Econsearch, has identified that WA’s timber...

March 26, 2018

New report shows WA’s timber industry supports more than

6000 jobs and generates $1.4bn annual in gross value

The WA timber industry is worth more than $1.4 billion to the state each year and creates more than 6,000 jobs, mostly in regional WA, a new report shows.

The res...

March 26, 2018

The WA timber industry has welcomed Forestry Minister, Dave Kelly’s rejection of calls by the WA Forest Alliance to shut down sustainable timber harvesting.

When asked about a Forest Alliance petition relating to native forest harvesting, Minister Kelly told Parliament...

June 26, 2017

WA.FCN has been monitoring a recent campaign (Facebook: Barabup..Once its gone its gone) by a small section of Nannnup community and forest neighbours that seems intent on stopping legitimate timber harvest at the Barrabup 03 coupe, just north of Nannup.    

W...

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WA State Wood Encouragement Policy 

The state government is the second state to adopt the Wood Encouragement Policy, following Tasmania’s lead.

Currentl...

West Australia is the second State to Adopt the Wood Encouragement Policy

July 29, 2019

Media Release - Western Australia RFA extension securing the future of forest industries

April 6, 2019

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Liberal Senator for Tasmania Nola Marino MP Member for Forrest,...

Support for South West WA Region on International Day of Forests

March 22, 2019

New funding boost for South West Forestry Hub

March 22, 2019

Blue gum plantation resurgence as investors capitalise on 'Rolls Royce' of woodchips

March 10, 2019

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