Resources for industry—guides and digital tools

Guidelines and information for forestry industries developed through forestry science and technologies research.

Digital tools

QTimber—an interactive web application for  ‘Construction timbers in Queensland (CTIQ): Properties and specifications for satisfactory performance of construction timbers in Queensland—Class 1 and Class 10 buildings’

TimberAnswers—a web application providing technical information about wood properties for more than 1 000 species of Australian and imported timbers, including those commonly grown in plantations

BiCEP Biocontrol of eucalypt pests—a network to coordinate collaborative solutions for the management of eucalypt pests worldwide

Guides and other publications

Private native forest resource: extent, condition and management—fact sheets describing the extent and condition of the private native forest resource across Queensland and northern NSW

Sustainable native forest management—Case studies in native forest management

Pests and diseases—fact sheets about pests and diseases in forest trees, plantations and timber

Healthy hardwoods—a field guide to pests, diseases and nutritional disorders in subtropical hardwoods

Wood and timber construction and processing—digital tools and guides for timber construction in Queensland

QTimber—the digital application of the Construction timbers in Queensland publication

Construction timbers in Queensland—properties and specifications for the satisfactory performance of construction timbers in Queensland

Cocowood—a best practice manual for processing coconut stems for flooring products

Cocowood: Properties and processing (PDF, 190.5KB)—quick facts

Wood properties of forest trees—the wood properties of 80 species of Australian and imported timbers, including timber terms and definitions

Timber Answers—an online reference for the properties and use of more than 1 000 Australian and imported timbers

Using wood treated with preservative—an overview of the standards relating to wood treated with preservative