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WOOD You Like To Know Event

Tuesday, 2nd Aug 2022

Join us and our The Ultimate Renewable™ Brand Ambassador, Adam Dovile at the upcoming event WOOD You Like To Know - The Timber Industry in Australia, Hosted by Weathertex  This event will provide ground-breaking information on the state of Australia’s sustainable... Read more

Join Adam at the Bunnings Trade Expo

Thursday, 28th Jul 2022

Here's a great chance to meet our new industry ambassador for Wood. The Ultimate Renewable™, Adam Dovile who will be appearing at the Bunnings Trade Expo in August. Joining our partners The Ultimate Renewable™ Timber Framing on their exhibition stand in... Read more

How fast you can grow a house?

Tuesday, 12th Jul 2022

We were recently asked how long it would take for Australia’s plantation estate to grow the amount of structural timber needed to build the average house frame. Firstly, it’s important to note this question was particularly timely, because Forest & Wood Products... Read more

Meet Adam Dovile

Thursday, 16th Jun 2022

Adam has been guiding, advising and showing Australian audiences how a builder gets the best results in any space since 2014.  First as the winner of House Rules and then as the Resident Builder on Better Homes and Gardens, Adam shares his creativity and expertise in... Read more

Working With Wood

Thursday, 16th Jun 2022

Careers in the wood industry From forestry to carpentry, there are a wide range of careers open to people who are interested in working with wood. The wood industry is a substantial contributor to the Australian economy and it both directly and indirectly employs hundreds... Read more

Carbon & Environment

Wednesday, 15th Jun 2022

Wood is a naturally occurring part of our environment. Sustainably sourced wood is our only practical, renewable building material that also provides a wide range of benefits –from habitat to employment and from recreational activities to carbon... Read more

Five Advantages of Wooden Furniture

Tuesday, 14th Jun 2022

Five advantages of wooden furniture There is no household area that doesn’t suit the warmth, richness, comfort and finesse of wooden furniture. Tables, chairs, bed frames, shelves, chests of drawers, cupboards and even ornaments—the advantages of wooden furniture in... Read more

Discover the mindfulness of wood at home

Thursday, 9th Jun 2022

Want a more mindful home? Start with wood! The relaxing interior of Cabin 2 - courtesy of Madisson Architects Australians lead busy lives, and with most of us now owning a smartphone, much of our day is spent looking at screens. We’re desperate to relax and unwind when... Read more

Design and Build with Wood

Saturday, 16th Apr 2022

Wood is one of the most appealing materials at an architect or designer’s finger tips. Wood is versatile, renewable, attractive and cost effective. It’s also flexible enough to create anything from strikingly innovative designs to simple, economical structures. In a... Read more

Virtual reality takes school children on the renewable forestry journey

Monday, 17th Jan 2022

Virtual reality takes school children on the renewable forestry journey Teachers from across the country were recently given the opportunity to experience and learn about innovative virtual reality (VR) teaching resources developed by ForestLearning, a program of... Read more

Protected Biodiversity

Did you know?

94 million tonnes of carbon was present in wood and wood products in use in 2016, and 50 million tonnes of carbon in wood and wood products in landfill.