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Join us for an exclusive chapter event with the Building Designers Association of Australia and explore the world of certified sustainable forest management and forest products up close. This is your chance to witness firsthand the best sustainable forestry practices, responsible timber supply, and world-class manufacturing processes that make timber the ultimate renewable building material.

We invite all architects, designers, and builders to take part in this unforgettable field trip on 30th May 2023, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Limited spaces are available, so don’t miss out on this unique opportunity.

Date: 30th May 2023

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: 28 Fraser Rd, Araluen QLD 4570, Australia

Our itinerary includes visiting the HQPlantations Araucaria & Southern Pine forest operations and nursery, Hyne Timber Tuan Mill, and DAF* hardwood operations. Our field trip partners, Hyne Timber, HQPlantations, and DAF Forestry, are all AS/NZS 4708 and AS 4707 certified, and they will provide you with valuable insights into responsible sourcing and sustainable forestry practices.

We will depart from Gympie at 8:00 am, and transportation to all sites will be provided via a minibus. Morning and afternoon tea, as well as a catered lunch, will be provided to all participants. Detailed itineraries will be provided upon registration, and the best part is that it is entirely FREE!

As architects, designers, and builders, you have the power to become responsible consumers and contribute to a better world. By attending this field trip, you will learn how to become part of a sustainable supply chain that helps improve the quality of forests and the livelihoods of those who depend on them.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to explore sustainable forest management and its impact on our planet.

Organized by Responsible Wood, a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting sustainable forestry through the development of globally recognized standards, this field trip is an excellent way to gain valuable insights into sustainable forestry practices and certification processes. Join us on this unforgettable field trip and become a part of a sustainable future.