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Using timber in construction

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Forestry services

We are still open for business; however, the operating hours for some of our offices has changed.

Our field staff continue to work and are taking appropriate precautions. Staff entering remote communities to provide essential services are well informed to follow appropriate health and entry guidelines.

For enquiries, phone 13 25 23 or email info@daf.qld.gov.au, and for the latest advice, visit covid19.qld.gov.au or australia.gov.au.

There are many uses for timber within the Queensland construction industry.

Queensland has a diverse timber and wood product processing and manufacturing sector that predominantly processes locally grown plantation softwoods, but also hardwoods and cypress softwood from native forests.

The sector, particularly the secondary processing sector, is also increasingly using imported sawn timber from overseas and interstate producers.

This guide provides information and resources about using wood in construction.

Contact

General enquiries 13 25 23