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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How is hardwood produced? New video has the answers!

30 May 2022
A newly launched ForestLearning video explores how hardwood is produced, from the moment seeds are collected and planted in the nursery, to the harvesting of trees in hardwood plantations. The video tells the hardwood growing story from the perspective of industry partner Forico — Tasmania’s lar... VIEW

Forests of Australia in the spotlight for National Ag Day

03 December 2021
NATIONAL Agriculture Day on November 19 2021 was a great opportunity to celebrate the importance of agriculture including forestry, and the immense opportunities available for Australia’s young people to engage in the wide variety of careers on offer. This year, ForestLearning partnered with a nu... VIEW

ForestLearning and She Maps partner for drones in schools resources

03 December 2021
Global demand for wood fibre is forecast to triple over the next 30 years as Australia and the world commits to achieving net-zero emissions. This will require technology-driven solutions that will open up new opportunities for our renewable forest industries. (Chief Executive Officer Ross Hampto... VIEW

Albany VET Career Teachers Branch out into Forestry and Timber Careers

01 December 2021
EDUCATORS in WA’s Great Southern region were given a taste of the wide variety of career opportunities available in forestry in the fifthLeschenault Timber Industry Club professional development teacher tour of 2021, and the first for region.   More than 12 careers practiti... VIEW

Introducing the next phase of ForestVR, with five exciting new experiences!

24 November 2021
Discover more about five new virtual reality (VR) experiences designed to transport school children into the heart of Australia’s forests! ForestVR is growing! Students will soon be able to enjoy five new immersive, engaging and educational virtual reality (VR) experiences across three themes, t... VIEW