Queensland forest and timber industry bulletin

An occasional update that captures key activity related to Queensland’s forest and timber industry.

November 2022

  • Biosecurity alert - Movement control order for polyphagous shot-hole borer

August 2022

  • Biosecurity alert affecting honey bees and apiarists
  • DAF’s forest certification retained
  • White Cypress environmental product declaration now available

March 2022

In this issue:

  • Plantation layer update 2021 now available
  • Research boosts Kiln Drying capacity
  • Communique of the Native Timber Advisory Panel

July 2021

In this issue:

  • Research integrating livestock and trees
  • Timber harvesting safety project update
  • New website for HQPlantations

December 2020

In this issue:

  • Consultation open for draft export control rules

May 2020

In this issue:

  • Two projects have delivered valuable information for the native forest timber industry in Queensland.
  • COVID-19 industry information

January 2020

In this issue:

  • Native timber action plan announced
  • Timber Harvesting Safety Project
  • Australian Forestry communication products

July 2019

In this issue:

  • Awareness about West Indian drywood termites
  • State of the Forests Report 2018.

September 2018

In this issue:

  • Private native forest regional profiles
  • Expand your knowledge—the benefits of building with timber
  • Forest Products removals data available online.

May 2018

In this issue:

  • New technology is embraced while old ways are preserved
  • Economic value of the Queensland forest and timber industry.

March 2018

In this issue:

  • Sawmill safety campaign commencing March 2018
  • Opportunities for timber at the Queen's Wharf development
  • Celebrating 100 years of forest products research
  • Pocket Facts 2017 available online.

January 2018

In this issue:

  • Advances in rotary peeling, and manufacturing veneer products from small logs.

September 2017

In this issue:

  • Using timbers – the right choice made easier
  • Biomass opportunities assessed in mapping project
  • Boost your business skills in one day.

June 2017

In this issue:

  • Workforce development plan set to boost the forest industry
  • Forest biosecurity awareness training
  • Private native forest extension program delivers.

January 2017

In this issue:

  • Plantation layer update now available
  • Forest certification
  • New National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life.