Current Australian Timber Trends

Timber has always been a cornerstone of Australian industry and culture. From early settlement when forests supplied essential building materials and fuel, to today’s modern timber industry shaped by sustainable practices and innovative technologies, timber in Australia has experienced significant transformation. This blog explores the changing timber trends in Australia, focusing on sustainability, technological advancements, and market dynamics.

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How Australian Timber is processed

How Australian timber is processed

Have you ever wondered what happens to the timber harvested from New South Wales forests? Or how far the logs travel to be processed and what they are turned into? In this blog we follow the journey of our logs from private native forestry operations to the sawmill and beyond.

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Are NSW State Forests being managed sustainably?

Are NSW State Forests being managed sustainably? Eager to find out more on how New South Wales state forests are being managed? Concerned about their sustainability and long term future?

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How to get the best return from your private native forest

Optimal returns from your private native forest involve cultivating a diverse, healthy mixed-age forest, flourishing with native flora and fauna. This approach allows for potential timber production, offering financial gains while safeguarding the future sustainability of the forest.

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Mechanical Harvester in use

The evolution of forestry technology in Australia

Technology is an increasingly important part of the science of forest management. The forestry machinery and equipment we choose to use, ensures greater safety, efficiency and sustainable results for landowners, forests and those that work in them.

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Bike leaning against tree in forest with light shining through

How NSW Mid North Coast native forests are being put to good use

NSW native forests provide a wealth of benefits to local communities. From providing spaces for people to enjoy, to supporting…

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aerial view of plantation

The value of timber plantations in Australia

Are you the owner of an unmanaged timber plantation or interested in establishing one? In this article we uncover the…

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same-age forest next to a mixed-age forest

Impacts on Forest Yield: Why no two forests yield the same

Every forest is unique. From the mix of tree species and tree health, to the age of the forest and…

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Starry night in Northern NSW

How To Overcome Social & Environmental Impacts on NSW Native Forests

Australia’s native forests are active and biodiverse ecosystems, with unique cultural heritage. They provide many benefits including timber, carbon sequestration…

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Sustainable forestry specialist assessing a native private forest for Timber Stand Improvement (TSI).

Forest Management Options for Private Landowners

Managing your private native forest need not be a difficult task. There are clear codes and guidelines that determine sustainable ways of managing private native forest in NSW and across Australia. As the leader in sustainable forest management we have created this short guide covering the four main approaches to managing private native forest on the North Coast of NSW.

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In 2022 the koala was officially declared an endangered species, with the most recent research predicting that without serious intervention koalas could face extinction in NSW by 2050.

The Great Koala National Park – Coffs Coast

The Coffs Coast could soon be home to The Great Koala National Park…As Australians we want to protect our iconic Koala from extinction. As forestry industry professionals we see the value of sustainable forest management for long term ecological benefit.

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Sustainable Forest Management at Primex in Casino

Sustainable Forest Management in the Community

Connection with the community is an important aspect of our work at Sustainable Forest Management. We actively aim to promote the importance of sustainable management of Australia’s forest for the long term benefit of our nation. We do this through education and connection with the local community in Mid/Northern NSW and also through larger events such as the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

In this blog we talk about some of the events you will find us at this year…

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