Responsible Wood growth recognised at PEFC General Assembly

‘PEFC International recognises Responsible Wood as Australia records the 3rd greatest increase in PEFC-certified forest area’ WURZBURG, GERMANY – 14/11/2019 Responsible Wood continues to grow from strength to strength, with the growth of the Australian scheme recognised during the PEFC General Assembly. Meeting in Wurzburg, Germany, the birthplace of the PEFC icon, the PEFC Family gathered to celebrate 20 years…

Responsible Wood welcomes Ukraine and Guyana to the PEFC family

THE PEFC global family gathered in Wurzburg, Germany, last week for Forest Certification Week and the PEFC 24th General Assembly. PEFC Week, from November 11 to 15, has grown as one of the most important annual public dialogues on the future of forest certification and sustainable forest management: the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue. Under the theme, Certification and Sustainability: from Niche…

Close to the Edge – Responsible Wood to feature at peak Balustrade Conference

‘Responsible Wood Director Mark Thomson to present the case for certification’ Forest certification plays an all-important role in ensuring that timber rails and balustrades meet key social and environmental expectations. As Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, Responsible Wood certification is an important step to ensure timber railing and balustrades are source from responsibly managed forests and demonstrate a valid chain…

Behold Ghost Mushroom Lane, the not-so-hidden treasure in the forests

‘ForestrySA and OneFortyOne  combine in unique collaboration to bring Ghost Mushroom Lane to life’ Ghost Mushroom Lane is fast establishing itself as a ‘must-see’ tourist attraction. The subject of extensive media coverage, with more than 65,000 visitations over the last three years, but behind the tourism Ghost Mushroom Lane is a demonstration of sustainable forest management in action.   The aptly…

Exclusive: At the forefront of outback luxury

A luxury resort in central Queensland has taken “getting away from it all” to a whole new level. MOUNT MULLIGAN, QUEENSLAND – 08/11/2019 Nestled in rugged terrain, Mount Mulligan Lodge is located on a remote 28,000-hecatre cattle property and is only accessible by a 35-minute helicopter ride or a 3-hour 4WD journey along unsealed roads from Cairns. Every room offers…

And the winner is – Mount Mulligan Lodge

‘Central Queensland cattle lodge claims coveted Australian Certified Timber award at 2019 Timber Design Awards’ MELBOURNE, VICTORIA – 17/10/2019   Covered by Jason Ross, Responsible Wood Marketing and Communications Officer               Mount Mulligan Lodge is something special. Set in the rugged terrain of remote Queensland, on a cattle property only accessible by helicopter or by off-round 4WD, it is a…

View from the USA – Responsible Wood at SFI Conference

Responsible Wood Director, Australian representative and judge at the World Architecture Festival Mark Thomson was invited to present to the 2019 SFI Annual Conference in Richmond, Virginia… RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, USA – 23/10/2019 Covered by Mark Thomson, Responsible Wood Director My first sign of a unique conference experience appeared, when I checked into the Conference Hotel. The Reception issued hotel key…