The word ‘forestry' makes us think of rows of tall trees stretching into the distance and it is true - growing trees is where the industry starts, but it's much more than that.
The trees need to be harvested, transported, cut to size, turned into wood products, turned into panels and boards, made into paper and finally sold to customers.
It's a huge industry and the job and career opportunities are also huge. There are in fact, seven sectors in the industry.
Read on to find out what they are and what they offer.
Climb to the top - become a Forester! The forestry sector is both one of Australia's largest resource and manufacturing industries, and one of its most diverse. Professional Foresters work from boardrooms to the bush, in conservation and production, and at scales from the paddock to the global. A career in forestry opens up a wide spectrum of opportunities around the world.