research funding to support Better than carbon neutral by 2050

This FWPA initiative supports Australia’s carbon commitments via the creation of a comprehensive decarbonisation roadmap for the forest and wood products industry.
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Biased position testing for verification of structural softwood

Project number: PRA497-1920 The Biased position testing for verification of structural softwood project explores the use of biased position testing as a cost-effective method for verifying the quality of structural softwood timber in Australia.​ This innovative app…

FWPA Webinar on Australia’s Future Housing Affordability: Series Bridging the housing issues and the timber industry: Policy perspective
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This webinar is part if a webinar series. You can listen to webinar 1 via this li…

FWPA Webinar 2: Timber Supply Chain Challenges & Opportunities In The Future Of Housing
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This webinar is part if a webinar series. You can listen to webinar 1 via this li…

FWPA Report Biased position testing for verification of structural softwood
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Project number: PRA497-1920 The Biased position testing for verification o…

FWPA Report A tool to predict fertiliser response and profitability in softwood plantations across Australia Component 1 South West WA
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Project number: VNC476-1819 Download executive project summary here. Impr…

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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New FWPA office T3 Collingwood
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FWPA’s research to support a decarbonisation plan for better than carbon neutral by 2050 for forest and wood products industry
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Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is committing funding to resear…

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FWPA announces research funding to support better than carbon neutral by 2050 for forest & wood products industry

Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is committing funding to research which will inform an industry-wide decarbonisation plan to lead the sector to achieve a better than carbon neutral outcome by 2050. This pioneering initiative supports Australia’s carbon com…

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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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.