News & Blog

See us at designEX

Thursday, 15th Apr 2010

You're invited to visit us at Australia's premier interior design and architecture event, designEX, 22-24 April 2010 at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. Discover the very latest in product innovation and design trends showcased by over 250 local and international... Read more

Our 500th Wood. Naturally Better.™ Program Partner!

Monday, 8th Mar 2010

Beginning in November 2008 with a handful of licensees, the Wood. Naturally Better.™ program gained its 500th Program Partner in February 2010 when Laminated Timber Supplies joined up. “We’re proud to be part of Wood. Naturally Better.™ and look... Read more

See Andrew Waugh talk about designing a 9 storey wooden building!

Wednesday, 20th Jan 2010

Wood's inherent advantages; carbon storage, high thermal efficiency, light weight, availability plus modern manufacturing technology make it an attractive option for some surprising applications - such as multi-storey residential buildings. Discover Andrew Waugh's story... Read more

Australian Timber Design Awards

Wednesday, 9th Dec 2009

The 2009 Australian Timber Design Awards grand prize has been awarded to Brian Hooper Architect & m3architecture (architects in association) for the Tree of Knowledge Memorial in Barcaldine, Queensland. The structure memorialises the tree under which, so legend has it,... Read more

Designing for a smaller carbon footprint

Thursday, 5th Nov 2009

When people think about designing built structures with a low carbon footprint, many only consider the energy used in running the building. However, as buildings become more energy efficient (through the increased use of insulation and other energy-lowering strategies),... Read more

A new partnership to tackle climate change

Friday, 17th Jul 2009

Planet Ark and the industry services company, Forest & Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA - the primary organisation resourcing Wood. Naturally Better.™) have formed a new partnership to work together to educate industry professionals and consumers about the... Read more

Handcrafted classic garden timber bench auction.

Tuesday, 21st Apr 2009

As seen on national TV this morning in "9am with David & Kim", we're auctioning this beautifully handcrafted garden timber bench on eBay to celebrate Australia's first ever National Carpenters' Day. Check out our listing page here. Proceeds of the sale will go to the... Read more

The cutting edge of green sawmilling

Sunday, 1st Feb 2009

A family run company for over 20 years, Wade Sawmill produces high quality wood products in an environmentally friendly and ecological sustainable way. Committed to being environmentally responsible, Wade Sawmill aims to not only meet best industry practice, but reflects... Read more

The Ultimate Renewable™ Campaign reaches 25% of Australians

Monday, 30th Nov -0001

Report shows a quarter of Australians saw The Ultimate RenewableTM highlighting forestry’s sustainable narrative Around 25 per cent of Australians have seen The Ultimate RenewableTM campaign run by Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), which research... Read more

Emissions

Did you know?

Logs from plantations cannot produce the sawn hardwood timber produced from logs currently harvested from native forests.