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Forest and Wood Products AustraliaForest and Wood Products Australia (formerly The Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation) provides a national, integrated research and development focus for the Australian forest and wood products industry.

They are committed to research and development that promotes internationally competitive and environmentally sustainable practices, enhances employment opportunities and contributes to growing Australia’s reputation as an innovative producer of high quality forest and wood products.

Glen Kile receiving the supporter award for the Forest and Wood Products Research and Development CorporationThe FWPA is funded by the industry and the Commonwealth and their revenue is made up of industry levies on unprocessed wood produced in Australia and a charge on imports of unprocessed and certain primary processed wood products. The levy applies to seven classes of logs: hardwood sawlogs, softwood sawlogs, cypress sawlogs, plywood and veneer logs, wood panels pulplogs, hardwood export pulplogs and round log equivalent of imported timber and timber products.

The FWPA also invests in other activities to support industry development and capability, particularly through the training of postgraduate students and sponsorship support for significant industry events.

For more information about the FWPA contact:


Forest and Wood Products Australia
PO Box 69
World Trade Centre
VIC 8005


(03) 9614 7544
(03) 9614 6822





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