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The IFA supports three regular publications

In addition the IFA makes freely available other occasional publications including IFA Policy Statements, media releases and submissions.

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...

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Submissions for Australian Forestry

Submissions for Australian Forestry Submissions to the journal are invited covering any aspect of forest science and forest management that meets the following scope. Correspondence should be addressed to the Managing Editor, Dr Gordon Duff:  gordon.duff9@gmail.com Aims and scope Australian Forestry publishes new and significant scientific and technical papers, topic reviews, suitably...

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IFA Policy Statements

The following policy statements are the consensus view of Australian professional foresters on traditional and contemporary forestry matters. They are free of the beliefs and convictions of either political parties or industrial lobby groups. Although all members have had opportunity to contribute to the finalisation of these policies, the statements do not necessarily reflect the view of all members. These...

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IFA Submissions

2016 submissions March Waroona Bushfire Special Inquiry 2014 submissions November IFA letter to Hon Jacinta Allan re Victorian National park proposal September IFA NSW Division submission to Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel August IFA submission on draft report on Active and Adaptive Cypress Management recommendations IFA submission on draft performance standard for...

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Australian Forest Valuation Standard

The Australian Forest Valuation Standard provides guidance for forest valuers in conducting a valuation. The standard and an accompanying handbook are available for downloading below. A standard for valuing commercial forests in Australia - Version 2.1 Handbook to accompany “An Australian Standard for Valuing Commercial Forests" - Version 2 Note: The handbook has been formatted to print as a single-sided...

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Myanmar Foresters

Between 1958 and 1994 there was a flow of Burmese to Australia to study forestry. Supported first by Burmese State Scholarships,  the Colombo Plan and other aid from Australia later helped many of these men financially, but when sanctions were imposed to encourage a return to democracy in Myanmar, scholarships dried up and there was a period of nearly two decades when no Myanmar came to study...

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Publishing and Advertising

The IFA currently distributes three different types of publications to its members: The Forester online newsletter Australian Forestry peer-reviewed journal Weekly e-mail bulletin. Since the beginning of 2014 The Forester magazine is published online on the IFA website every second month. The Forester magazine is best suited to articles about people and...

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