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CHILE Wood Expo: Sydney Oct 16

Monday, 1st Sep 2014

The best of Chilean timber products - presented with style and flair! The Chile Wood Expo is a celebration of the sophisticated range of the country’s timber products now distributed in Australia - we'll be there, come and say hello to us at the WoodSolutions stand. ... Read more

Wood. Naturally Better has grand designs on TV

Wednesday, 9th Apr 2014

Wood. Naturally Better.™ has grand designs on TV ad On Sunday April 6th across Australia, television viewers were greeted by award-winning architect Peter Maddison, host of Grand Designs Australia, promoting wood for Planet Ark and Wood. Naturally Better.™ The... Read more

National Carpenters Day - Friday October 25

Thursday, 24th Oct 2013

Wood. Naturally Better.™ is proud to be a sponsor of National Carpenters Day: Friday 25th October. At TAFEs, hardware stores and building companies around Australia, 10,000 of Australia’s favourite tradies - the chippies will celebrate their day with... Read more

2013 ATDA Winners

Friday, 20th Sep 2013

2013 Australian Timber Design Awards winners    The winners of the 2013 Australian Timber Design Awards were annpunced on September 19th. The top prize went to Lend Lease for Melbourne's Forte at Victoria Harbour, the world's tallest modern timber apartment... Read more

Wood: art design architecture winner

Monday, 2nd Sep 2013

Ruminating on recycled rum barrels is a winner in the WOOD: art design architecture exhibition. A description of a sculpture made from recycled rum barrels took the first prize of an iPad in the Wood. Naturally Better.™ sponsored competition at the Adelaide Jam... Read more

New Print & Online Advertisements

Friday, 8th Mar 2013

Now appearing in weekend magazines, selected print media and online – three new Wood. Naturally Better.™ advertisements featuring three applications of wood – structural, cladding and flooring and furniture. The new ads build on the first series –... Read more

Native forest biodiversity study

Friday, 8th Mar 2013

A landmark study has found that appropriately managed production forest landscapes have a similar biodiversity to that of largely undisturbed landscapes. The research, commissioned by Forest and Wood Products Australia and carried out by Forestry Tasmania and the University... Read more

World Wood Day 2013

Tuesday, 5th Mar 2013

About 2013 World Wood Day March 21st is officially designated and recognized as the International Day of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly and 2013 is the first year of recognition. World Wood Day is celebrated on the same day as the International Day of... Read more

Australia’s most prestigious forestry prize

Monday, 4th Mar 2013

Australia’s most prestigious forestry prize Applications are now being taken for the 2013 Russell Grimwade Prize for the advancement of forestry science in Australia. The Prize provides $40K to meet all or part of the costs for postgraduate study in forest science at... Read more


Did you know?

About 6% of Australia’s 147 million hectares of native forests are public forests potentially available for timber harvesting. Timber is harvested from about 1% of those public native forests each year.