Green Triangle to host Responsible Wood AGM

 ‘University of South Australia Mount Gambier Campus to host AGM in nod to Green Triangle’ Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, has announced that the University of South Australia’s Mount Gambier Campus will be hosting its Annual General Meeting next Tuesday, the 22nd of October 2019. Speaking ahead of the…

From the archives – All hands on deck!

Responsible Wood took to the archives as it prepares for the next instalment of the Australian Timber Design Awards. What better than to look at last year’s entrant, All Hands Brewing House, the winners of the 2018 Australian Timber Design – Australian Certified Timber category… Once a wharf bustling with…

Treehouse on the goldfields

Treehouse a diamond in a city of gold… BALLARAT, VICTORIA – 10/10/2019 Many of those flocking to the Victorian goldfields to seek their fortune initially set up tents made of thick canvas that offered little protection from the elements and surrounding wildlife. Even families who spent time setting up a…

Trialing the best

A Pinus radiata breeding trial was recently established to test the offspring from some of the best trees in Australia… Courtesy of the Forest Products Commission (Western Australia) – 17/09/2019, PERTH Forest Products Commission (WA) Forest Genetics Manager Anjanette Chandler said that establishing this trial was complex. “The Myalup trial…

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The shack reimagined

Trio of timber cabins get back to basics on the Tasmanian coast DENSION RIVULET, TASMANIA – 02/10/2019 Shack culture is not unique to Tasmania with beach shack communities in W.A and Queensland achieving heritage status in recent years however it is firmly entrenched in the state’s history. Almost everyone with…

Responsible Wood, the ‘Australian Made’ choice

‘Australian Grown and proudly so, Responsible Wood recommits to Australian Made Campaign’ BRISBANE – 24/09/2019 And for Responsible Wood, custodians of the Australian Standard’s for Sustainable Forest Management (AS 4708) and Chain of Custody for Forest Products (AS 4707), it’s commitment to ‘Australian Made’ is unwavering. Speaking ahead the recommitment,…

The best of both worlds…

Timber the star of Victoria’s most popular attraction… PHILLIP ISLAND VICTORIA, 19/09/2019 – Victoria’s most-visited tourism destination has a new award-winning visitor centre which uses timber, in part, to achieve a delicate balance between landscape and built form and between people and one of the country’s most vulnerable wildlife habitats.…