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Plantation area

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.

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.

Queensland has about 242,400ha of plantations, comprised of around 81% softwood plantations, 18% hardwood plantations and 1% other.

HQPlantations is the state's major grower, owning around 85% of Queensland's plantation estate. The remaining plantations are mostly hardwood plantations owned by a range of different entities.

A 2016 plantation update found that around 22,500ha of plantations had been lost since the previous update in 2014. The main losses were due to the conversion of failed hardwood plantations that were established under managed investment scheme arrangements in the early 2000s.

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General enquiries 13 25 23