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AFPA welcomes continued Federal Budget support for Australia’s forest industries, but greater focu…
Australian timber can help ease housing crisis with capacity to build 50,000 extra homes each year
Senate Stands Up For Plantation Forestry
AFPA welcomes strengthened laws to fight illegal logging
Increasing trust in Australian forest products across the supply chain with signing of MOU
Australian fresh produce industry delegation focussed on growing relationships with Japan
AFPA Congratulates New AFWI Board Appointments
Diana Hallam announced as AFPA’s new Chief Executive Officer
Industry leader Gavin Scurr elected as Chair of the Australian Fresh Produce Alliance
Federal Court ruling a vindication of strong native forestry governance in NSW
AFPA welcomes new funding for ABARES forestry data analysis 
Australian Government signs up to increase the use of timber in buildings by 2030
Government’s climate change advice recognises the important role of forestry and harvested wood pr…
Australia’s forest products sector will be represented at COP28 by AFPA delegation
Government’s agriculture and land sector carbon discussion paper cites farm forestry as net zero s…
AFPA congratulates Stephen Ryan ahead of retirement from HVP Plantations
Government’s Sustainable Finance Strategy must focus on nature-based technologies as a solution to…
AFPA congratulates new NFF President David Jochinke, thanks Fiona Simson
AFPA pays tribute to Ian Tyson ahead of retirement as Timberlink CEO
Australia’s fresh produce industry enroute to Vietnam to celebrate growing trade
ABARES report shows continued decline in Australia’s plantation estate
Australia’s largest hardwood plantation estate in Tasmania a stand-out asset class for new investo…
Minister Murray Watt highlights the important climate role Australia’s forests and forest sector w…
Housing Australia Future Fund can accelerate Net Zero with Timber
AFPA welcomes launch of International Sustainable Forestry Coalition
Federal Opposition Leader backs forest products sector
AFPA welcomes Adam Fennessy as new DAFF Secretary, thanks retiring Metcalfe for service
National Forestry Day – A day to celebrate Australia’s great forest products sector
National Cabinet should find ways to increase housing made from timber
Careful harvesting of native forests is the key to carbon capture
Sustainable Forestry Net in Net Zero
Forest products sector welcomes abolition of carbon market barriers for new timber plantings
More than 60 retailers participate in First Responders Day – 29 June
Australian Forest and Wood Innovations to herald new era of R&D for forest products sector
AFPA welcomes Albanese Government’s plantation establishment grants
Timber plantations boosted with $73 million in grants
Sovereign capability and climate can also win through Social Housing Accelerator Fund
AFPA and Timber Queensland back Queensland Government’s pitch for timber as part of 2032 Olympic G…
Sustainable native and plantation Aussie timber and wood fibre is part of the solution as world phas…
Skyrocketing hardwood imports and Victoria, WA industry closures should sound alarm bells for Federa…
AFPA congratulates NFF Chair, Fiona Simson’s appointment as Director to WFO
It’s time for a National Cabinet discussion on sustainable forest resource security
AFPA welcomes new forest partnership to consult and cooperate with Albanese Government
AFPA welcomes China’s decision to lift ban on log trade
Australian Made is critical for Australia’s sustainable forest sector
Delivery of forest products sector commitments continues in Federal Budget
Budget delivers investment in biosecurity and much needed funding relief for DAFF
AFPA welcomes delivery of Albanese Government’s wood processing innovation grants funding