Increasing First Nations participation in the Northern Australian forestry sector

A significant proportion of the Hub‘s land area is Indigenous owned with numerous communities in remote areas surrounded by forests. Forest-based enterprises offer opportunities for First Nations peoples to develop livelihoods and skills required in the forestry industry. The purpose of this project is to outline what is needed to develop comprehensive training frameworks to […]

Removal of the water rule for forest carbon credit projects

The Australian Government has removed the ‘water rule’ from the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Rule 2015 (CFI Rule) under the Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) Scheme from 1 June 2024. The ‘water rule’ refers to added conditions that plantation forestry and other tree planting projects in high rainfall locations need to meet to participate […]

Roadmap to markets

This project report provides a detailed understanding of the specific infrastructure needs for the forestry industry in the Hub area to support it to progress from the growing stage to getting products to markets.