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Australian Timber Design Awards

Wednesday, 9th Dec 2009

The 2009 Australian Timber Design Awards grand prize has been awarded to Brian Hooper Architect & m3architecture (architects in association) for the Tree of Knowledge Memorial in Barcaldine, Queensland. The structure memorialises the tree under which, so legend has it,... Read more

Designing for a smaller carbon footprint

Thursday, 5th Nov 2009

When people think about designing built structures with a low carbon footprint, many only consider the energy used in running the building. However, as buildings become more energy efficient (through the increased use of insulation and other energy-lowering strategies),... Read more

ACCC – All Clear on Wood. Naturally Better. Advertising

Wednesday, 21st Oct 2009

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) finding (9 October 2009 on Wood. Naturally, Better.™ advertising. Following a complaint, the ACCC found that no action needed to be taken in terms of the... Read more

A new partnership to tackle climate change

Friday, 17th Jul 2009

Planet Ark and the industry services company, Forest & Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA - the primary organisation resourcing Wood. Naturally Better.™) have formed a new partnership to work together to educate industry professionals and consumers about the... Read more

Queensland’s Tom Casey awarded Australia’s best carpenter

Wednesday, 24th Jun 2009

Queensland’s Tom Casey has been awarded the national winner in the inaugural National Carpenter of the Year competition. National Carpenter of the Year, sponsored by the Wood. Naturally Better.TM program, celebrates carpenters and their valuable contribution to the... Read more

National Carpenters Day Launched

Monday, 27th Apr 2009

Hundreds of carpenters from around Australia, nine current serving soldiers in Afghanistan and celebrity carpenter Tom Williams, celebrated Australia’s first ever National Carpenters Day on Tuesday, April 21. Sponsored by Wood. Naturally Better.TM, a series of free... Read more

Handcrafted classic garden timber bench auction.

Tuesday, 21st Apr 2009

As seen on national TV this morning in "9am with David & Kim", we're auctioning this beautifully handcrafted garden timber bench on eBay to celebrate Australia's first ever National Carpenters' Day. Check out our listing page here. Proceeds of the sale will go to the... Read more

The cutting edge of green sawmilling

Sunday, 1st Feb 2009

A family run company for over 20 years, Wade Sawmill produces high quality wood products in an environmentally friendly and ecological sustainable way. Committed to being environmentally responsible, Wade Sawmill aims to not only meet best industry practice, but reflects... Read more


Did you know?

About 16% of Australia’s 147 million hectares of native forests are in nature conservation reserves.