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Building in bushfire prone areas regional and rural campaign stretches into January to reach 2.5 million people!
Thursday, 29th Nov 2018
Running through to mid-late January in most Australian markets outside the CBDs, the 2018 campaign addresses the issue of building with wood in bushfire-prone areas. It is expected to reach an audience of around 2.5 million.Designing to ‘build out’ bushfires by... Read more
Thursday, 29th Nov 2018
Do your sales staff have the knowledge to make the most of every sale? WoodSolutions Campus offers free training modules covering the properties and use of wood and wood products. With self-paced learning modules it’s easy to make it part of your training program.The... Read more
Sunday, 14th Jan 2018
Australian Forestry Standard Ltd has changed its name to Responsible Wood Look for the new logo to ensure you have responsibly sourced wood The change reflects the company’s commitment to implementing a clear consumer-focused strategy about the sustainability of... Read more
Thursday, 26th Oct 2017
International House Sydney builds on its winning reputation at the 2017 Australian Timber Design Awards Melbourne, 25 October, 2017 - Australia’s first engineered timber multi-storey office building, International House at Sydney’s Barangaroo, was announced as... Read more
Thursday, 17th Aug 2017
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
Wednesday, 16th Aug 2017
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
Monday, 5th Jun 2017
Whether responsibly sourced wood is being used to make beautiful furniture or practical packaging it is a natural store of carbon for life. It's renewable, sustainable and versatile. Inside or outside you could make it wood. ... Read more
Monday, 19th Dec 2016
Planet Ark Environmental Foundation’s Make It Wood campaign aims to encourage the increased use of responsibly sourced wood as a building material. A key part of this initiative is helping drive the adoption of Wood Encouragement Policies (WEPs) throughout... Read more
Saturday, 3rd Dec 2016
A WEP generally requires responsibly sourced wood to be considered, where feasible, as the primary construction material in all new-build and refurbishment projects. As such is it not intended to be a draconian, all encompassing dictum, but rather seeks to ensure that... Read more
Friday, 2nd Dec 2016
How wood can help councils to reduce carbon emissions and save money Across the country, local goverments are increasingly looking at ways to improve their operations by initiating policies with results that include; reducing their carbon footprints, maximising the... Read more