Indigenous Engagement Strategy and Framework

Develop a framework and strategy for Indigenous Engagement by applying free, prior and informed consent principles to inform on industry opportunities and practicalities. A formal report will result in outlining an Indigenous Engagement Protocol for forestry practices, research and commercial opportunities across Northern Australia. This is a joint investment between the North Queensland and NT […]

Infrastructure, Supply Chain Analysis

To inform industry and government on potential weaknesses in the forestry supply chain. The report draws upon interviews and other sources and provides a broad analysis of the current state of the NT forestry industry including sectors and businesses, history, climate, economic and political environment, and an outline of growth opportunities as well as barriers […]

Emerging Forestry Opportunities for Northern Australia using GIS Hotspot Analysis

A GIS is a digital system used to store, manage, analyse, display and communicate landscape related information and its influencing factors, drivers, and constraints. The purpose of this foundational GIS tool is to allow Hub projects and Hub Stakeholders the ability to organise and visualize spatial data for forestry across Northern Australia. Various publicly available […]

FIANT Applauds Northern Forestry Hub

The Forestry Industry Association of the NT applauds the Federal government’s investment in a Regional Forestry Hub for the Northern Territory. $1 million worth of funding was committed for the hub in the federal budget handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. ‘The creation of a Forestry Hub in the Northern Territory will be instrumental in […]

Forestry Hub In Northern Territory & Ord Valley

A step forward tonight for the Territory’s emerging forestry industry – with plans to bring the sector in line with the rest of the country. The move would create a jobs bonanza and attract new investment to the region.

Regional Forestry Hubs

The National Forest Industries Plan includes an action to establish Regional Forestry Hubs. There have been 11 regional forestry hubs established across Australia. The Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, the then Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, announced on 16 February 2019 that 9 Regional Forestry Hubs would be established. Each Regional […]