Carbon Guides: Timber & Forestry’s Role In Reducing Emissions

As the focus on reducing operational carbon shifts to embodied carbon emissions, the forest and wood products industry stands at the forefront of sustainable solutions and plays a crucial role in achieving a ‘net-zero’ built environment.
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Indigenous Commercial Forestry Opportunities: East Arnhem, northern Australia.

Project number: VNC506-1920 There is growing interest in the commercial potential of northern Australia’s vast Indigenous owned and managed forest estate. At the same time there remain strong aspirations among Indigenous elders and communities for self-determinatio…

FWPA Report Indigenous Commercial Forestry Opportunities
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Project number: VNC506-1920 There is growing interest in the commercial pot…

FWPA Report Optimising productivity of hardwood plantations
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Project number: VNC516-1920 This study aimed to improve the knowledge under…

Optimising Nutrition Management of Hardwood Plantations for Sustainable Productivity & Profitability
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Project number: PNC478-1819 Field research during recent decades and liter…

FWPA Carbon guides and social media assets
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In a bid to combat climate change and achieve emission reduction targets, the…

Transforming the forest & Wood products Industry

FWPA is a not-for-profit industry services company – sometimes referred to as an RDC (Rural Research and Development Corporation) – funded by the Federal Government, member levies and research grants. 

We collaborate with government and industry stakeholders to determine strategy, invest in effective and relevant R&D and deliver programs designed to grow the market for forest and wood products, increase productivity and profitability across the value chain and ensure positive environmental and social outcomes.

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BREAKING NEWS_ FWPA’s revamped website, designed with members in mind
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FWPA is excited to reveal to subscribers its revamped website. The brand new s…

Marayala, David and Naomi showing project posters
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The team behind the recently completed project Indigenous Commercial Fores…

Innovative carbon guides a big hit with members keen to promote the climate benefits of forestry
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The FWPA-funded three-part carbon guide series – published towards the end o…

New era in timber durability research, and expert chat on future of timber in construction ... keep an ear out for our latest podcast episodes!
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FWPA continues to bring you dedicated timber-related audio content with its…

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FWPA announces investment in new forestry research worth $10 million 

Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is pleased to announce the first tranche of successful forestry research proposals from the July 2023 open call for proposals. The open call for forestry research proposals attracted 29 responses which were reviewed by a scient…

FWPA RD&E Investments

We invite applications for funding of RD&E that helps advance research to benefit the commercial forest growing sector in Australia, support growth of the market for forest and wood products or increasing productivity and profitability across the value chain.

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Industry Info

The Statistics and Economics Program at FWPA provides reliable industry data to support stakeholder decision making and business planning.

Our public data portal serves as a dynamic hub, granting direct access to an extensive repository of both international and domestic data, all of which is publicly available.