NSW Forest Agreements

NSW Forest Agreements set the principles and framework for long-term management of forests in NSW. They contain provisions for ecologically sustainable forest management, sustainable timber supply, community consultation and Aboriginal involvement in forest management.

The agreements were developed in consultation with major stakeholders and provide a framework for long-term management of native forests. The agreements:

The NSW Forest Agreements provide certainty for industry, conservation and the community. They deliver on the NSW Government's forest policy to

  • protect environmental values in a world-class system of national parks and other reserves
  • encourage the creation of forest industries that are strong, competitive and ecologically sustainable
  • enable native forests to be managed in an ecologically sustainable way

There are currently four NSW Forest Agreements for

Implementation reports

Stay informed

To receive updates on the native forestry reforms or to ask a question, email forestry.policy@epa.nsw.gov.au


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