Creating a prosperous, sustainable and healthy Northern Australia

Northern forestry and forest products situational analysis

  • Forestry

Summary

This report provides a high-level synopsis of the Northern Australian forestry and forest products industry and describes its challenges, potential solutions and opportunities for further policy development, research or investment.

A detailed SWOT analysis was conducted drawing on an extensive literature review and industry workshops. The significant opportunities and associated needs are summarised and a set of strategic recommendations and next action steps are also detailed.

It is expected this foundational report can be used to develop a roadmap of the future development needs of the Northern Australian forestry and forest products sector.

 

Projects

Northern forestry and forest products  situational analysis

Northern forestry and forest products situational analysis

This industry situational analysis study will identify and describe key challenges and opportunities faced by the northern Australian forestry and forest products industry. It will explore potential policy, investment and other solutions to challenges and assess sector- wide research priorities as well as identify the most strategic research projects for further investment. As part of the project, a Steering Committee will be formed comprising of northern Australia forestry industry stakeholders from each State and Territory (where possible) as well as at least one representative of indigenous and non-indigenous forest growers, the livestock industry, wood product processing industries, and relevant government agencies.

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