In NSW, the forestry sector is worth around $3 billion and supports more than 18,800 jobs , more than 40% of which are in regional areas. Through the application of strict ecological protections and the development and use of technology, NSW forestry industries are innovative and sustainable, ensuring wood remains the ultimate renewable™.
DPI Forestry supports this industry by:
A NSW Forestry Industry Roadmap (PDF, 3620.87 KB) was launched in 2016. The Roadmap had four priority pillars:
Below is a list of the current forestry roadmaps:
In 2023 all but one of the roadmap commitments has been delivered. The Western IFOA Review is the only remaining item to be delivered and is to commence shortly.