Forestry Corporation of NSW


Business Summary
Forestry Corporation of NSW has been managing environmental sustainability, tourism and renewable timber production in NSW's State-owned commercial native and plantation forests for more than a century. We balance environmental conservation and community recreation with timber production and access for other primary industries such as grazing and beekeeping to ensure our forests sustainably deliver multiple benefits to the community for the long term. We permanently protect a million hectares for wildlife and conservation welcome millions of visitors a year harvest less than one per cent of native State forests annually to produce renewable timber for a range of purposes. We are independently certified to the Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management and, as a state owned corporation, have an independent Board of Directors and deliver an annual financial return to the people of NSW.
About Us

Our Business

We are Australia's largest grower of plantation pine, producing enough timber to construct a quarter of the houses built in Australia each year, and produce certified sustainable native hardwood timber. A State Owned Corporation with an independent Board of Directors, our sustainability framework sets out our principles for managing both the forests and our business, while our financial statements are available in our Annual Reports.

Our History

Forestry Corporation and its predecessor Forests NSW have been managing State Forests for timber production, recreation and conservation for 100 years. Find out more about our history.

At A Glance
Forestry
recreation
bushwalking
mountain biking
camping