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11 July 2018 – Perth’s first high-rise timber frame building

FIFWA is pleased to share that after significant review, the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority has approved the plan to build the $14 million “Leadlight” hotel on the corner of Beaufort and Newcastle streets in the city.

It will be constructed from a mix of cross laminated timber (CLT) and laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and incorporate the heritage-listed, five-shop...

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25 June 2018 – Forest industries help tackle Australia’s climate change challenge

FIFWA would like to share an exciting new approach from the Australian Forest Products Association (our national equivalent).

Australia’s forest industries have pledged to remove over 18 megatonnes of CO2-equivalent per year by 2030.

The initiative was recently launched in Canberra and federal politicians from all sides of the political spectrum recognised the enormous potential of our renewable forest industries to help...

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2 May 2018 – FIFWA in the media

Our media releases and letters to the editor have been featured in various WA newspapers recently - the Augusta Margaret River Mail, the Bunbury Mail, the Busselton Dunsborough Mail, the Harvey Waroona Reporter and the South Western Times (Bunbury). Here is a snapshot of the coverage.

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