trees banner
Forests Australia

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Forests Australia provides up-to-date information on Australia's forests - from the latest forest-related publications, maps and tools to links to forest management organisations and institutions.

This website, hosted by the ABARES in the Australian Government ​Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, represents collaboration between many Australian forest-related organisations, including all Australian state and territory governments.

News

Climatic suitability of Australia's production forests for myrtle rust is a new report that combines climatic suitability modelling for myrtle rust across Australia with spatial data on Australia's production forests and forecast wood availability, to predict areas of Australia that are highly suitable climatically for this disease, and the proportion of Australia’s forecast eucalypt log availability that derives from these areas.​

The Benefits of producing Australia's State of the Forests Reports​ are identified in this paper as an element of reviewing the production of the reports, as a way of ensuring that identified benefits are maintained through any change to how the reports are produced. ​

Australia's forests at a glance 2015 is a pocket-book compendium of data and information about Australia's native forests and industrial plantations. The pocket-book summarises data current to 2013-14 that has been published in detailed reports.

Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2013 is the fourth in the series of State of the Forests Reports. SOFR 2013 is based on the same framework of seven criteria and 44 indicators as SOFR 2008.

image of machines cutting hay 

Forest data, maps and tools

Select from a range of forest maps of Australia or create your own.

Forest data, maps and tools

 
Image of scenery showing forests. 

Australia's State of the Forests Report 2013

Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2013 is a comprehensive source of information on Australia’s forests. It is the fourth report in the five-yearly series of national reports on the status of Australia’s forests.

Australia's State of the Forests Report 2013 

​​
​​