Plantations generate large volumes of wood residues which have potential to replace fossil fuels as an energy source, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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The websites below offer some good general and advanced technical knowledge on timber related subjects.

Australian

Research organisations

Cyclone Testing Station
https://www.jcu.edu.au/cts/

FWPA – Forest and Wood Products Australia
www.fwpa.com.au

Government departments / regulators

ABCB - Australian Building Codes Board
http://www.abcb.gov.au/

Queensland BCQ - Building Codes Queensland
http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/aboutus/BusinessAreas/Pages/BuildingCodesQueensland.aspx

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
 http://www.daff.qld.gov.au/home

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
http://www.ehp.qld.gov.au/

Department of Housing and Public Works
http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au

Standards Australia
http://www.standards.org.au/

Healthy Waterways

Associations

AFPA - Australian Forest Products Association
http://www.ausfpa.com.au/site/

ATFA - Australian Timber Flooring Association
http://www.atfa.com.au

TABMA
http://www.tabma.com.au

Timber Development Association
http://www.timber.net.au

Timber Preservers Association of Australia
http://www.tpaa.com.au

EWPAA - Engineered Wood Products Association of Australia
http://www.ewp.asn.au/

Accredited Queensland Timber Merchant Network
http://www.buyqldtimber.com.au/

Chain of Custody Certification

AFS - Australian Forestry Standard
http://www.forestrystandard.org.au/

FSC - Forest Stewardship Council
http://www.fscaustralia.org

Education

Australian Forests
http://www.australianforests.org.au/

Growting Careers
http://www.growingcareers.com.au/

WoodSolutions
http://www.woodsolutions.com.au/

Forest Learning
http://www.forestlearning.edu.au/

Industry Media

Friday Offcuts - Australasian Forest Industry News
http://www.fridayoffcuts.com

Wood Naturally Better Campaign
http://www.naturallybetter.com.au

International

Canadian Wood Council
http://www.cwc.ca/

Southern Pine
http://www.southernpine.com/

TRADA
http://www.trada.co.uk/