About Us

Tree scene

Forestry Corporation of NSW is the largest manager of commercial native and plantation forests in NSW. We manage recreation, environmental sustainability and renewable timber production in more than two million hectares of NSW State forests.

3 million visitors a year, 130 visitor areas, 1 million hectares protected for wildlife, $2.4 billion industry

Our business

We are Australia's largest grower of plantation pine, producing enough timber to construct a quarter of the houses built in Australia each year, and produce certified sustainable native hardwood timber. A State Owned Corporation with an independent Board of Directors, our sustainability framework sets out our principles for managing both the forests and our business, while our financial statements are available in our Annual Reports.

Our history

Forestry Corporation and its predecessor Forests NSW have been managing State Forests for timber production, recreation and conservation for 100 years. Find out more about our history.

Our people

From firefighters to ecologists, logistics specialists to Aboriginal partnerships liaisons, Forestry Corporation offers a diverse array of career opportunities. Work with us.

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