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Forestry News articles

26 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a decline in building and construction across WA, but one local builder is positive about the industry post-pandemic and timber’s increasing popularity in construction.
20 May 2020
Harvey might be landlocked but our FPC foresters have forged a link to the sea thanks to a partnership with the WA Museum.
30 April 2020
Sandalwood has proven to be a resilient industry with strong sales for March 2020.
24 April 2020
The Forest Products Commission will commence harvesting operations in Margaret pine plantation in early May 2020.
30 March 2020
The Forest Products Commission wishes to advise that the speciality timber auction scheduled for Saturday, 4 April 2020 has been cancelled.
19 February 2020
For Robert ‘Bobby’ Pepper, getting a dead sandalwood collection licence was a decade of dreaming finally becoming reality.
11 February 2020
To celebrate International Women’s Day, one of our female foresters gave an insight into her job and why she loves working in forestry.
11 February 2020
Forestry Minister Dave Kelly has today announced the FPC Community Support Program has been expanded due to its popularity, as he opened applications for the 2020 grant round.
Farm Forestry Assist grant open
22 January 2020
Forestry Minister Dave Kelly today opened up grants for farmers and land owners interested in increasing Western Australia's softwood resource by establishing pine plantations on their properties.
2 January 2020
A bus tour through Jarrahwood plantation near Donnybrook has helped improve stakeholder understanding about WA’s softwood forestry industry.