Current Opportunities

Scholarships for Agroforesters and Forest Growers to attend 2023 ANZIF Conference

  • Are you a Forestry Australia member? (or willing to become one)
  • Would you like assistance to attend the 2023 ANZIF Conference?
  • Are you a farmer or family forest grower?

Forestry Australia and the Forest Growers Committee are offering financial support to Australian farmers and family forest growers to attend the 2023 ANZIF Conference on the Gold Coast.  Forestry Australia, through the Growers Reserve Fund is offering a scholarship pool of up to $10,000 to be divided among all successful applicants.

2023 ANZIF Conference
Embracing Our Natural Capital: The Science, Technology and Art of Managing Forests For All Values
Date: Sunday 15 – Wednesday 18 October 2023
Location: Twin Towns Conference Centre, NSW

Applications close: 9.00am Thursday 31 August 2023.
Questions? contact the Forestry Australia office on and we will be happy to help.

What is on offer:

  • A scholarship pool of $10,000 that will be divided amongst each successful applicant.
  • In the first instance, the scholarship will be applied to each successful applicant’s 2023 ANZIF Conference registration (Conference registration valued at $825)
  • If there is funding available and the successful applicant will travel over 150 kms to participate in the Conference, the scholarship can be used to offset travel expenses i.e., flights, transfers, airport parking, with 50% payable on announcement and the balance payable once a final report and proof of Conference related expenses has been received.
  • The scholarship will be capped at up to $1,500 per successful applicant.

Successful applicants will be required to:

  • Register and attend the 2023 ANZIF Conference
  • Submit of a 250-word post conference report and a photo from the Conference that may be published in The Forester.


  • A current Forestry Australia member (or prepared to become one)
  • Passionate about growing trees and forests in supporting sustainable and healthy communities, farms and rural landscapes.
  • An active and enthusiastic forest grower who owns or manages tree as part of farm or small family-owned operation in Australia.
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident