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Timber Queensland is grateful for the commitment and support our 2023 - 2024 Annual Associate Partners provide Queensland's forest and timber industry.

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Komatsu Forest is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of forest machines. We are represented on six world continents by a network of dealers and our own sales companies.

Komatsu Forest’s head office is in Umeå, Sweden, and we have three manufacturing units, in Sweden, USA for purpose-built and Osaka Japan for excavator-based forest machines. Our own sales companies are located in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Austria, France, United Kingdom, Russia, USA, Australia and Brazil, and our network of dealers represent us on all other important forestry markets.

Australia’s Komatsu Forest Pty Ltd was established in 1991 and is the only factory owned forest equipment distributor in Australia and New Zealand. Head Office located in Sydney with branches and dealers located throughout the relative forest regions of both countries. Being a factory owned company enables close ties with the factories for localised development to suit local conditions.

Our extensive service organisation takes care of the machines, ensuring that they perform their best throughout their service lives. We have workshops throughout the world, service vehicles for quick assistance, in-house machine and methodology instructors to help maximise productivity, and support functions for everything related to our machines and services.

 Products and Services

We offer products and services that increase productivity while simplifying the working day for you as a machine owner. We combine all our services under our Customer Care concept. This is our promise that you will enjoy the benefits of Komatsu Forest’s investments in research, development, servicing, support, logistics and innovative services. These combined resources are at the very heart of Komatsu Forest’s offer. Our goal is to make your working day as safe, problem-free and profitable as possible, no matter where in the world you operate. Let us show you that by choosing Komatsu, peace of mind and accessibility can become a natural part of your working day.


• Komatsu • TimberPro • Quadco/Southstar • Peterson

(Note Timberpro, Quadco & Southstar are Komatsu owned companies)

Core Capabilities

Our world-wide network of highly trained service professionals is ready for you. We know how important it is to be Komatsu Forest close to service and maintenance when help is needed. Therefore, we have a market-wide network of highly trained service professionals that knows your Komatsu, Peterson & Timberpro machine in every detail. They are, in turn, in constant contact with the Komatsu Forest head office so your voice or needs are never more than a call away from our collective expertise. Furthermore, we are constantly developing new services that will help you in your everyday work.

We offer

  • Workshops and field services throughout Australia & New Zealand
  • Well qualified personnel with expert knowledge of Komatsu & affiliated machines
  • Field Service that enables us to remain close to you and your machine
  • Support and maintenance throughout your machine’s service life
  • Maintenance agreements with fixed maintenance prices and other benefits

Contact Details:
Komatsu Forest Pty Ltd
4/11 Ave of Americas Newington, NSW 2127
T : +61 2 9647 3600
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Responsible Wood are committed to protecting and promoting Australia's unique environments with standards that ensure a forest industry that is environmentally, socially, culturally and commercially sustainable. 

We pioneered the development of certification standards for wood and wood products sourced from sustainably managed forests in Australia. Our standards provide guidance and accountability for forest managers, manufacturers and suppliers. 

Responsible Wood manage the Responsible Wood Certification Scheme, underpinned by two Australian Standards, and the New Zealand Forest Management Scheme on behalf of the New Zealand Forest Certification Association (NZFCA). Both certification schemes are endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), the global authority on sustainable forest management. 

Responsible Wood is a not-for-profit standards development organisation.



The Rivers Insurance Brokers difference: After helping individuals and businesses with their insurance requirements for 40 years, we know how to make sure you’re truly protected.

As insurance brokers, we offer much more than just comparing policies and providing the best deal. We have a deep understanding of insurance fine print and that can save your bacon down the track if bad things happen.


PF Olsen is a provider of professional forest management and consulting services which operates across Australia and New Zealand.

Operating in Australia since 2011, our team of professionals provide specialist services to a diverse range of clients including corporate investors, investment managers, farmers, government agencies and other service providers. Our commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality and environmental management is demonstrated through the formal certification of our systems. 

We currently manage approximately 200,000 hectares of forests on behalf of our clients throughout Australia,. We also undertake consulting work across forest management disciplines bringing both technical expertise and operational insights to build value for our clients.  

We provide the following services:

  • Plantation establishment and management
  • Harvest planning and management
  • Carbon project eligibility, feasibility and registration
  • WHS independent advice and audit
  • Forest valuations
  • Pre-purchase due diligence
  • Feasibility studies
  • Residue assessments
  • Resource modelling
  • Sustainable forest management certification to international standards
  • Environmental management
  • Biodiversity offsets

PF Olsen Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the New Zealand based PF Olsen Group Ltd. In addition to the Australian operations, the Group is responsible for management of approximately 170,000 hectares of forests and up to 4 million tonnes annual harvest in New Zealand. The PF Olsen Group was established in 1971 and has grown to become the leading independent forest management services provider in Australia and New Zealand.


IVS Labs are an analytical testing laboratory specialising in Timber Treatment Preservative testing operating in both Australia and New Zealand.

Our experienced team have serviced the timber industry since 2011 and strive to provide accurate, rapid test results with accompanying compliance certification for timber treatment providers as well as those involved in other aspects of the timber supply chain.

We provide an independent testing programme, fast turnaround, high accuracy and precision and an efficient online system for submitting, tracking and viewing test results and reports.

IVS Labs (NZ) are accredited to IANZ ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 International Standard and adhere to relevant timber industry standards AS/NZS1604 and NZ3640.


Australian owned and operated, Choice Energy is an award-winning energy firm with more than 5,300 clients across Australia and New Zealand.

Choice Energy has been a proud Associate Member of Timber Queensland since 2019 and has helped a number of members to lower their operating costs.

Founded in 2013, Choice Energy’s mission is to help businesses gain independence by using less power from the grid and paying less for the energy they use.

Choice Energy believes in a predictable, fair and low-cost energy future and takes a holistic approach to energy management by providing a number of core solutions to help businesses better manage demand for energy, improve operational efficiency and reduce energy costs.

Solutions include:

  • Commercial Solar
  • Energy Procurement (electricity and gas)
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Metering and Monitoring
  • Network Tariff and Demand Assessment.

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