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MEDIA RELEASE: Call for the next generation of women and girls in science

2024-02-09T19:11:43+11:00February 9th, 2024|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Friday 9 February 2024

Call for the next generation of women and girls in science

Australia’s professional association for forest scientists, managers and growers is using this year’s International Day for Women and Girls in Science as a call for the next generation to join forestry science.

Forestry Australia President Dr Michelle Freeman said Sunday February 11

MEDIA RELEASE: New Board Members & New Observer Announced

2024-02-06T15:44:17+11:00February 6th, 2024|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Tuesday 6 February 2024

New Board Members & New Observer Announced

Forestry Australia has announced the appointment of two new board members, South Australia’s Monique Blason and Victoria’s Ruth Ryan.

Forestry Australia CEO Jacquie Martin said Ms Blason and Ms Ryan would bring exceptional experience in filling the casual vacancy positions.

“Monique and Ruth’s experience in softwood plantations, fire

MEDIA RELEASE: Nation-wide call out for highly sought after Mentor Program

2024-01-31T12:05:04+11:00January 30th, 2024|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Tuesday 30 January 2024

Nation-wide call out for highly sought after Mentor Program

Forestry Australia is doing a nation-wide call out for passionate scientists and forestry professionals to take part in its highly sought after Mentoring Program.

Forestry Australia CEO Jacquie Martin said the program was a great opportunity to super-charge forestry careers.

“The relationship between a mentor and

MEDIA RELEASE: Forestry Australia Says Scientific Consensus Backs Prescribed Burning

2024-01-24T09:24:02+11:00January 23rd, 2024|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Tuesday 23 January 2024

Forestry Australia Says Scientific Consensus Backs Prescribed Burning

Forestry Australia has poured water on the latest bushfire research that prescribed burning could make Australian forests more flammable.

“Scientific consensus amongst bushfire scientists confirms that prescribed burning is a key tool in managing bushfires,” Forestry Australia Science Policy Adviser, Dr Tony Bartlett, AFSM said.

“While

MEDIA RELEASE: Common-sense prevails in Federal Court Decision on Regional Forest Agreements

2024-01-17T13:05:55+11:00January 10th, 2024|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Wednesday 10 January 2024

Common-sense prevails in Federal Court Decision on Regional Forest Agreements

Forestry Australia President Dr Michelle Freeman has today welcomed the Federal Court’s Decision to uphold a Regional Forest Agreement in New South Wales.

“Common-sense has prevailed today, native forestry can have a strong future in Australia,” Dr Freeman said.

“Forest managers, growers, scientists and

2024 MENTORING: Applications now open!

2023-12-19T08:22:59+11:00December 15th, 2023|Latest News|


2024 MENTORING: Applications now open!

Forestry Australia is delighted to advise that applications for its 2024 Mentoring Program are now open.

Applications Close: Sunday 4 February 2024

  • Are you passionate about forestry?
  • Thinking about the future of your forestry career and career planning?
  • Looking to improve your time management skills?
  • Interested in developing goals and strategies with an experienced professional

MERRY CHRISTMAS & OFFICE CLOSURE

2023-12-15T06:47:28+11:00December 15th, 2023|Latest News, Media Release|


MERRY CHRISTMAS & OFFICE CLOSURE 

On behalf of Forestry Australia’s Board, we would like to wish you all a safe and enjoyable Christmas. We would also like to thank you for your support throughout 2023 and wish you all the very best in 2024.

Please note that Forestry Australia’s National Office will be closed from midday Thursday 21 December

MEDIA RELEASE: Forestry Australia Recognised for Transformation

2023-11-22T09:15:56+11:00November 22nd, 2023|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Wednesday 22 November 2023

Forestry Australia Recognised for Transformation

Forestry Australia was last night awarded the prestigious Association Turnaround of the Year Award at the Associations Forum Awards Dinner in Sydney.

Forestry Australia CEO Jacquie Martin said the national recognition was a testament to members, staff, volunteers and the Board.

“The Association Turnaround of the Year Award recognises

VALE: Associate Professor Kevin Tolhurst AM

2023-11-20T09:35:23+11:00October 20th, 2023|Latest News|


Vale: Associate Professor Kevin Tolhurst AM
11 December 1955 – 5 October 2023

By: Gary Morgan AM AFSM & Mike Leonard

At the time of his tragic passing, Dr Kevin Tolhurst AM was an Honorary Associate Professor in Fire Ecology and Management at the School Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences, University of Melbourne. Based in Creswick, north of

MEDIA RELEASE: Past, present & future forestry greats recognised

2023-10-17T14:50:44+11:00October 17th, 2023|Latest News, Media Release|

MEDIA RELEASE
Tuesday 17 October 2023

Past, present & future forestry greats recognised

Dr Kevin Tolhurst, Victoria | Rowan Reid, Otway Ranges | Jenna Hammond, Tasmania

The late, great Dr Kevin Tolhurst AM has today been awarded the N.W. Jolly Medal, the highest honour for outstanding service to the forest science profession in Australia.

Forestry Australia President Dr

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