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From stakeholder engagement to industry promotion, events are a vital and valuable communication channel. If you have an industry-related event that you would like listed here, please contact us.

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R&DWorks webinars are invaluable opportunities to catch up with the latest research results and best practice processes. On this page you’ll find links to recorded presentations.

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  • Webinar: ABARES Draft Work Plan 2018-2022

    ABARES produce the national Forest and Wood Product Statistics each 6 months and undertake a number of ongoing longer terms research projects such as the annual Gross Value of Production survey which determines the annual quantity, value and grade of logs harvested. Other activities include the national plantation inventory and periodic mill surveys. This range of wo... Read More


FWPA publishes two industry newsletters, R&DWorks and ForWood. In addition, the WoodSolutions newsletter addresses architects, building designers, engineers and others who are involved in specifying the choice of building materials.

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Wednesday 8th April 11.00 am - 12 noon (AEST)

Presented by Andrew Dunn, TDA (NSW)

A recently completed research investigated the cost of timber building versus traditional design for 4 building types, industrial building, 2 storey aged care, 7 storey office and 8 storey apartment building. There was some surprising results.

This webinar will be presented by Andrew Dunn, Chief Executive for the Timber Development Association. Andrew almost 30 years’ experience in the building industry, with the last 25 years within the timber sector. He has a Civil/Structural Engineering degree from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Timber Engineering from Central Queensland University. 

Mr Dunn represents the industry on numerous Australian Standards being Timber Framing, Bushfire, Termites control, Design loads, Plasterboard installation and Earth Retaining Structures. He has extensive knowledge in fire and sound timber framed technology as well as more recently involved in the introduction of cross laminated timber and post stressed timber systems.

Webinar recording to be reuploaded soon.

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Forest and Wood Products Australia
Level 11, 10-16 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Phone: +61 3 9927 3200
Fax: +61 3 9927 3288

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