New South Wales

  • Analysis: NSW does it right with a new department, Victoria still wracked by uncertainty

    Etiketter: Forestry
    This week marked the official end to the most devastating bush fire season in New South Wales’ history. Nationally the fire season, which is still in force in Victoria and South Australia, was unprecedented in terms of conditions experienced, the loss of lives and property, and the threat to communities. / Timberbiz
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  • Deputy PM calls for forestry hub in Southern NSW

    Etiketter: Wood
    Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Nationals, Michael McCormack, has backed a Regional Forestry Hub in the South West Slopes (Tumut-Tumbarumba region) of southern NSW. In a letter released by the South West Slopes’ Softwoods Working Group (SWG), the Deputy Prime Minister expresses his ‘strong support’ for establishing a Regional Forestry Hub. / Timberbiz
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  • NSW election result removes threat from koala national park

    Etiketter: Wood
    The peak forestry body in New South Wales says the election of the Coalition Government has removed the threat from the proposed new koala national park but much work remains to be done. Timber NSW General Manager Maree McCaskill said the proposed Great Koala National Park in northern NSW was now “not in prospect” for the next four years. / Timberbiz
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  • A breakdown of the NSW RFAs

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The New South Wales forestry industry will have access to about 340,000 cubic metres of quality saw logs annually from native forests over the next five years under the recommitted 20-year regional forest agreements. More than 1 million cubic metres of non-high quality logs will also be available from native forests annually under the sustainable yield estimates of the three RFAs – the North East, Eden and Southern regions. / Timberbiz
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  • Council wants Forestry Corp rates

    Etiketter: Wood
    A councillor on the New South Wales far south coast is calling for the Forestry Corporation of New South Wales to pay rates. / Timberbiz
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  • American hardwood expert talks for Australian architects

    Etiketter: Wood
    Renowned American hardwood expert Criswell Davis will visit New South Wales from April 11-19 to deliver a series of talks to architects, designers and specifiers. / Timberbiz
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