Queensland's timber industry exports $160 million annually.

Timber Queensland

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Growing & Producing Timber


Timber Processing

Timber processing is that part of the forest industry involved in transforming logs into new products.  It includes sawmilling, wood, paper and furniture product manufacturing. Timber processing accounts for over 90% of employment and nearly 93% of the value added to the Queensland forest industry.

Facts and Figures

Queensland’s timber processing industry was established in the 1950’s. 


Socio-economic impacts

Queensland’s timber processing sectors is a major economic contributor to Queensland’s rural and regional economy.