Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited
Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA) is a not-for-profit company that provides national, integrated research and development services to the Australian forest and wood products industry. FWPA are committed to helping the forest and wood products industry to be collaborative, innovative, sustainable and competitive against other industries and products available in the marketplace. The company was declared, on 3 September 2007, by the then Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, to be the industry services body under section 11 of the Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2007 (the Act). FWPA has a statutory funding agreement, under which it receives industry levies and matching funds from the Australian Government, and is subject to ministerial direction in certain circumstances under section 13 of the Act.
Type of Body
L. Bodies Linked to the Australian Government through Statutory Contracts Agreements and Delegations
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2007, s11(1)
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
Yes, but not tabled
20 August 2007