Farm Forestry Assist WA


Farm Forestry Assist provides free radiata or pinaster pine seedlings to private land owners to help establish new pine plantations.

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Close date: 27 Mar 2020 12:00 AM AEDT.

What do you get?

Free radiata or pinaster pine seedlings.

Who is this for?

WA private land owners.

Overview

Farm Forestry Assist provides private landowners in WA with free, high-quality radiata or pinaster pine seedlings to establish a new pine plantation.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a private landowner in Western Australia, whose land is located within a Softwood Industry Hub as outlined in the Softwood Industry Strategy

Your proposed plantation must:

  • be between 20ha (minimum) - 50ha (maximum) in size
  • be within the >600mm annual rainfall zone
  • be within the softwood industry zone for commercial harvesting
  • have well drained soils with a minimum depth of 2.5m (not saline)
  • meet the guidelines for softwood establishment
  • meet local government planning obligations in relation to fire protection and firebreak establishment and maintenance
  • be established during the winter 2029 planting season

How do you apply?

Prior to completing an expression of interest, landowners should check with a Farm Forestry advisor as to the suitability of their property.

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Farm Forestry Assist.