Forest neighbours

Living near a State forest

Forestry Corporation maintains an active relationship and dialogue with members of the community who live near state forests.

There are great advantages to living next to the beautiful forests of NSW, however, it is also important to be aware of how they are managed.

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Stakeholder Engagement Policy

Forestry Corporation's engagement with stakeholders is informed by P2013/10 Forestry Corporation Stakeholder Engagement Policy.

Forestry Corporation's stakeholder engagement is underpinned by the following principles:

  • developing and maintaining working relationships with our stakeholders
  • understanding what is important and of interest to our stakeholders
  • building the trust and support of stakeholders in Forestry Corporation as a proficient commercial manager of native and plantation forests.

For further information contact 1300 655 687 or 02 9871 3377 or email

Need access to private property through a State forest?

It is possible to access private property through a State forest, either through a practical access agreement or a legal access agreement.

Find out more about access agreements.

Page last updated/reviewed:05 Sep 2016