News & Events

News and Events

Check out what's happening in forest and wood products and with ForestLearning with the latest news from the industry below.

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Australian Forestry Standards national photo competition won by a NSW teacher!

14 September 2017
“AUSTRALIA’S certified forests are incredibly diverse and the winning entry in a national photo contest highlights the enjoyment they give to visitors from all walks of life.” Australian Forestry Standard CEO Simon Dorries, commenting on the award, said the contest helped promote the economic, en... VIEW

Enhanced Coffs Harbour State Forest outdoor exhibits allow self-guided learning

14 September 2017
A new First People experience along the Gumgali Track to Korora Lookout in Orara East State Forest is enhancing opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the rich Aboriginal heritage in one Coffs Harbour State forest. The Gumgali Track was born out of a partnership between Forestry Cor... VIEW

New Classroom and outdoor learning resources

14 September 2017
ForestLearning resources: ForestLearning has been busy developing some new teaching resources for the Earth and Environmental Sciences (Stage 6) and Agriculture Excursion Booklet (Stage 6) – so watch this space for more news of their launch in term 4! These resources and more will be showcased... VIEW

New – Treehouse Challenge! Lesson plans and live video footage of Tree House expedition

14 September 2017
  Classroom application: Primary 1-6: science, geography, English, art and ICT What: Australian curriculum aligned lessons, 24 days of short length video footage of the team in the forest, student and scientist discussion board and more! Synopsis: Expedition Class explored forest types an... VIEW

NEW 2017 EDITION – ABARES “Australia’s forests at a glance 2017” and “Where to find Australia’s forest industries map”

14 September 2017
Australian Bureau of Agricultural & Resource Economics & Sciences (ABARES) has just published the new 2017 edition of "Australia's forests at a glance 2017" - a pocket-book compendium of data and information about Australia's native forests and commercial plantations. Released simultaneou... VIEW