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Forestry News articles

19 February 2020
For Robert ‘Bobby’ Pepper, getting a dead sandalwood collection licence was a decade of dreaming finally becoming reality.
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.
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.
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.
10 December 2019
Several Forest Products Commission (FPC) staff members re-assessed some old sandalwood trials to collect new data.
Forestry Minister Dave Kelly with Parkside Timber Director Robert Tapiolas
3 December 2019
More Western Australian jobs are expected to be created in the local forestry industry over the coming months with Queensland miller, Parkside Timber purchasing two South-West mills.
19 November 2019
The forest is now more accessible to people with disabilities following the official opening of Australia’s first adaptive mountain biking and trail walking hub in Pauls Valley.
11 November 2019
Over 30 teachers from Parkfield Primary recently got an education on the timber industry as part of a Leschenault Timber Industry Club (LTIC) forest field trip.
14 October 2019
Wespine staff and their families helped kick off planting for Wespine’s new plantation, Maranup 3.