This section of the IFA website contains material, some of it from third-parties, considered to be of interest to foresters and the forestry industry.
 

IFA position on the proposed Great Forest National Park

The IFA position on the proposed Great Forest National Park is that the current mix of public land tenures in the Victorian Central Highlands allows a good balance between conservation and other (multiple) land uses. There is no need to create a ‘Great Forest National Park’. Creation of the proposed Great Forest National Park therefore is not supported. The reasons are outlined in the document:...

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Educational Resources

ANU Training Video Series Bluegum forestry in Western Australia A collection of 17 videos available at http://vimeo.com/channels/bluegumforestryinwa/videos Forest Learning website Serves school teachers and educators, children, and the public with information on Australian forests and forest-based products. It also provides access to forestry teaching resources. See Forest Learning Forestinfo...

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Forestry Theses Abstracts

Forestry abstracts The IFA invites the listing of forestry-related Masters Degree and PhD theses abstracts as a public resource. If you have a question about an Abstract please contact the Institution where the research originated. The IFA cannot assist you in locating authors or contacting Institutions.

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IFA Bookshop

Download the order form *** here.                          Silviculture Reference Manual No. 4: Box-Ironbark in Victoria’s State forestsBy Peter Fagg and Owen Bassett (2015) $25 incl P&H Published by the Vic Govt, this volume summarises the ecological and silvicultural knowledge relevant to the management...

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Links

National Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) ***Check  Australian Forest Growers (AFG) Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) *** Forest and Wood Products Australia Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Research and Information State Forestry sites (ACT) Dept. of Territory and...

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"Make it Wood" Website

The Make It Wood website is a partnership between Planet Ark and Forest and Wood Products Australia. When sourced responsibly, wood can play a big part in helping tackle climate change by storing carbon and through reducing carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere.  Make It Wood - Do Your World Some Good explains why and highlights how to choose the right wood. Wood...

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Partner Organisations

The Institute of Foresters of Australia currently holds membership or has reciprocal arrangements with a number of other like minded organisations within Australia and internationally. Links to these organisations have been provided for IFA members. New Zealand Institute of Forestry www.nzif.org.nz The IFA works closely with NZIF and every four years hold a joint conference, badged ANZIF....

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Forestry Careers Websites

The IFA recommends two websites for forestry career and jobs information: Growing Careers and CareerHarvest. Growing Careers is an industry initiative resourced by Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA) on behalf of the forest and wood products industry and the Australian Government. CareerHarvestis an initiative of the Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture.

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FWPA Forest Industries Outlook Survey

FWPA analysis of forest and wood products sector outlook survey – January 2014 These survey results come as a result of an online survey conducted in Jan 2014. The survey was distributed anonymously via Forest and Wood Products Australia and partner databases.    Note that the results as reproduced in the Powerpoint are not statistically significant but are indicative of the opinions...

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Forestry Repositry

Searchable Knowledge Base For access to articles, theses, obituaries, newsletters, media releases, conference papers, policy statements and more look no further than the IFA's knowledge base, Forestry Reposit-ry. The Forestry Reposit-ry provides a centralised repository of the knowledge created and shared by foresters - past, present and future. It is a one-stop shop for retrieving, collating,...

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Australia's State of the Forests Report 2013

Australia's State of the Forests Report (SOFR) is the five-yearly national report on the status of Australia's forests. The ***National Forest Policy Statement, issued in 1992 by the Australian, state and territory governments, sets out a vision and goals, objectives and policies for Australia's forests. It also commits Australia's governments to prepare a national 'state of the forests' review every...

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Forestry Careers Centre

Click here to visit our new Forestery Careers Centre

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