Welcome to Australian Forest Growers
If you grow trees mainly for wood or non-wood products, or you would like to, AFG can help you.
Established in 1969 as the Australian Forest Development Institute, AFG is a national association with branches in all states. It is run by a voluntary Board of growers, supported by a small paid professional staff based in Canberra..Please Contact Us if you would like any further information.
Australian Forest Growers is the national association representing and promoting private forestry and commercial treegrowing interests in Australia. If you grow trees commercially for wood or non-wood products, or you would like to, Australian Forest Growers can help you.
Australian Forest Growers
- is a national association with branches in all states (AFG Branches)
- is the only national organisation representing and promoting the interests of private forestry and farm tree growers
- has credibility with Governments as the national voice of private forest growers
- is run by a voluntary Board of growers, supported by a small paid professional staff based in Canberra
AFG 2012/2013 Annual Report
The 2012/2013 AFG Annual Report is avaliable in the members only section under the Members Publication.
The 'analogue' Forest - ABC Radio
The practice of 'Analogue' forestry involves revegetating depleted land with flora that mimic the role of original native species, while also providing income for local communities. It’s a simple idea that was pioneered in Sri Lanka, but is now being held-up as a role model for reforestation in both the developed and the developing world.
Click below to listen to the ABC show on The Analogue Forest.
AFG Plantation Insurance Scheme
Plantation trees are valuable, and become more so over their lifetime. Recognising this, most private forest growers insure their trees against fire, windstorm and other selected perils. The AFG Plantation Insurance Scheme gives you security and confidence, at affordable rates year after year. Features of the scheme:
- Agreed Value Policy
- Qualification For Acceptance
- No Claim Bonus and Continuity Discount
- Extension and Public Liabillity
- Plantaion Loss Limit
- Salvage and Replanting
AFG Magazine 2012-2013
The 'Australian Forest Grower' is a high quality quarterly magazine. Subscription is included in membership. To become a Member of AFG and receive the magazine contact AFG National Office on 02 6162 9000 or via email.
The 'Australian Forest Grower' was first published in 1977. Back issues cover a wide range of topics and subjects, and they contain a good public record of the history of Australian forest growers and of trends in private forest growing in Australia