June 6, 2015

Councillor  Sandy Kam Latrobe City Council will be a guest speaker at a breakfast to be held in Bunbury on the 22nd July, Sandy will share her experience in relation to the adoption and benefits of the policy

June 5, 2015

The contemporary thinking of the society is the less wood we use, the better. Because there are lesser trees being cut. Correct?

No.

In the grand  scheme of everything, using woods as building structures as compared to the other alternatives are far more environmentally-...

June 3, 2015

Photo Ccourtesy of Lee Foster, Telegraph.

Did you know that we also harvest timbers grown in plantation?

Besides harvesting from natural forests, some timbers are harvested from plantation grown timbers. They are considered as renewable resources providing positive and l...

June 2, 2015

Photo courtesy of Department of Fire and Emergency Services / AAP

Photo courtesy of Seven News / Simon Hydzik

Photo courtesy of The Guardian / AAP

Photo courtesy of Seven News / Grant Wynne

Photo courtesy of Seven News / Ray Raab

Photo courtesy of Department of Fire and Eme...

June 2, 2015

Photo courtesy of Forest Products Commission.

It is our mission to foster a healthy and sustainable future for those communities and their associated forests. In accordance to our mission and the Forest Products Act 2000, we follow a set of principles for sustainable fo...

June 2, 2015

Our aim is to raise awareness and encourage learning about the management and use of Western Australia’s:

  • South west native forests.

  • Softwood and hardwood plantations.

Our recommended teaching and learning materials:

  • Cater for junior primary to upper secon...

June 2, 2015

Photo courtesy of Forest Products Commission.

It is our mission to foster a healthy and sustainable future for those communities and their associated forests. In accordance to our mission and the Forest Products Act 2000, we follow a set of principles for sustainable fo...

June 1, 2015

Photo courtesy of Darren Tierney - http://darrentierney.com/

This article is regarding the management plan for the karri forest by the Forest Products Commission. Original article can be read here.

The Forest Products Commission (FPC) has developed a management plan for...

June 1, 2015

This article maps out the one year indicative harvest plan for 2015 by the Forest Products Commission. Original article can be read here.

The one year indicative timber harvest plan for 2015 has been prepared in accordance with the Forest Management Plan 2014 -2023...

June 1, 2015

Original article by WAPRES.

Local plantation manager and wood chip exporter WAPRES was chosen to trial the international FSC Controlled Wood draft standard (FSC STD-40-005 V3-0  Draft 2.0 and FSC STD-30-010 V3-0 Draft 2.0) in conjunction with SCS Global Certification Sa...

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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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