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National Certification Forum & Workshops

Thursday, 12th Apr 2012

Environmental groups, industry and business support new wood and wood products certification event The first event of its kind in Australia, the Certification: Growing demand. Increasing confidence. National Wood Products Forum & Workshop 2012 aims to look beyond... Read more

Win an IPad with Make It Wood!

Thursday, 24th Nov 2011

Snap Some Wood and Win an iPad Photography Competition Enter now at Make It Wood Wood has been used to build homes and furniture, to support infrastructure like bridges and railways and make decorative items, throughout Australian history. Send Make It Wood a photo of... Read more

Planet Ark's new Make It Wood campaign

Friday, 14th Oct 2011

Planet Ark, one of Australia's best-known environmental groups, is recognising the benefits of responsibly sourced wood in their new Make It Wood campaign, sponsored by Wood. Naturally Better.™ Read their launch announcement below: Wood – A growing answer to... Read more

Planet Ark's Environmental Edge

Friday, 3rd Jun 2011

Going to air under the new Planet Ark Environmental Edge brand, a new television commercial highlights the fact that wood stores carbon and that this is an environmental positive. Presented by award-winning architect and host of Grand Designs Austrslia, Peter Maddison, the... Read more

Multi-storey Wooden Building Planned for Melbourne

Tuesday, 1st Mar 2011

The renewed international interest in timber as a structural material has been highlighted by a recent announcement in Melbourne. Grocon plans to build Delta, a ten storey, 50 apartment, timber building as part of the redevelopment of the Carlton United Breweries site. ... Read more

Australian Timber Design Awards

Wednesday, 21st Jul 2010

Wood. Naturally Better.™ is proud to be sponsoring the Australian Timber Design Awards. One of Australia's most prestigious national design competitions, the Awards aim to promote and encourage outstanding timber design in the built environment professions. Now... Read more

WoodSolutions 2010 – Innovation, inspiration, design.

Monday, 28th Jun 2010

An innovative one-day forum, WoodSolutions 2010 presents an inspiring new look at one of the world’s increasingly popular materials. For environmental, aesthetic and economic reasons, contemporary designs are featuring wood in structures ranging from public to... Read more

See us at designEX

Thursday, 15th Apr 2010

You're invited to visit us at Australia's premier interior design and architecture event, designEX, 22-24 April 2010 at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. Discover the very latest in product innovation and design trends showcased by over 250 local and international... Read more

Our 500th Wood. Naturally Better.™ Program Partner!

Monday, 8th Mar 2010

Beginning in November 2008 with a handful of licensees, the Wood. Naturally Better.™ program gained its 500th Program Partner in February 2010 when Laminated Timber Supplies joined up. “We’re proud to be part of Wood. Naturally Better.™ and look... Read more

See Andrew Waugh talk about designing a 9 storey wooden building!

Wednesday, 20th Jan 2010

Wood's inherent advantages; carbon storage, high thermal efficiency, light weight, availability plus modern manufacturing technology make it an attractive option for some surprising applications - such as multi-storey residential buildings. Discover Andrew Waugh's story... Read more


Did you know?

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