Forestry is an increasingly international profession, and 21st century Australian foresters are increasingly expected or wish to engage with opportunities and issues within our broader Asia-Pacific region.
Career Events & Networking
Nobody can underestimate the importance of professional networks for developing your career and advancing ideas or projects in the workplace.
Scholarships & Fundraising
The professional development project is one of the five primary strategic focuses of the Future Foresters Initiative.
Erin works for PF Olsen Australia as a Projects Forester based in at Head Office in Melbourne. She has completed a Bachelor of Horticulture and a Masters of Forest Ecosystems Science at the University of Melbourne. At PF Olsen Australia Erin is based within the Technical Services team who specialise in GIS, inventory, auditing, forestry systems and business processors. Through her work Erin has focused on the implementation of process improvement works for operational staff and safety of external contractors.
Leon works for the Victorian government in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. He is part of the Department's science graduate program, and has had roles in public land management, statuatory planning and timber haresting compliance. His studies as part of a Masters of Forest Ecosystems Science at the University of Melbourne have focussed on silvicultural systems in Mountain ash forest.