Queensland's timber industry employs around 10,000 people and delivers a $3.2 billion output.
Timber Queensland is leading a new Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) project to identify the growth potential for northern Australia’s forestry and forestry products industry.
Key industry stakeholders are joining forces to deliver a comprehensive overview of the current challenges and opportunities facing the industry in Northern Australia. Register here for alerts on progress of the project.
Consultation Forums for the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) project to identify the growth potential for northern Australia’s forestry and forestry products industry were held in in Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia in June and September.
Review key milestones and progress of the project
Find out more about the key findings of the project.
The Northern Forestry & Forest Products Industry Situation Analysis final overview and opportunities report has identified the Northern Australian forestry and forest products industry could potentially treble its production value to up to $300 million per annum and create 600 new jobs over the next five to ten years.