Agriculture and Water Resources
The Forest and Wood Products Council (FWPC) is a statutory council under the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002. The FWPC is the vehicle being used to deliver the Government's Forest Industry Advisory Council. The council is co-chaired by the Assistant Minister to the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, an industry expert and leader. Members will provide informative consultation and recommendations on proposed legislation and policies impacting on the industry. Members have a broad range of forestry expertise and are well-placed to inform government about key issues impacting the sector. The councillors come from a range of sectors within the forestry industry and community, including sawmilling, private forestry, plantations, wood product importers, and manufacturers.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002

  • Paid Members?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    11

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    2 November 2000

Current board appointments

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Member Dr. David Brand 20 January 2015 19 January 2018
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