20th March – FIFWA Autumn Newsletter – National Story


On the eve of International Women’s Day 2019, more than 100 women from across Australia’s forest industries met at Old Parliament house in Canberra. Plenty of male colleagues joined the women too.

This was history making for Australia, such a number of women in forest industries had...

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20th March – FIFWA Autumn Newsletter – Local Story

Women in WA's forest industries, then and now

Women have always had an important role in WA’s forest industries. Today women represent about 20% of WA’s forest industry workforce. Industry is working hard to improve that number and recruit more women in the future.

This year, the International Women’s Day theme was Balance For Better. The women...

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20th March – FIFWA Autumn Newsletter – Science Story

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Pioneering Australian scientists have established Gondwana Genomics - the world’s only deliverer of long-awaited genetic marker-assisted selection (MAS) technology to unlock the genetic potential of trees. This advanced MAS screening technology was developed through 10 years of plantation research in Australia and is being...

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