Responsible management of Queensland's native forests
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.
The Queensland Government is committed to the effective and responsible management and use of the state's native forest resources.
Harvesting of state native forests is restricted to designated areas and must be carried out in a sustainable way, and our forest management system is certified to the Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management.
This guide explains how we work to ensure the sustainable use of our native forests through harvesting conscientiously and adhering to policies and standards, including details about defined forest areas in Queensland. It will also give you access to resources that help you understand how to manage native forests sustainably, and information on tree species common to private native forestry in Queensland.