Our approach

Our Vision

Forestry Tasmania will  be recognised for its sustainable forest management of Tasmania’s public production forests, and as a progressive, commercially viable supplier of wood to a strong Tasmanian forest industry.


Our Mission

Forestry Tasmania is professional, consultative and innovative in sustainably managing Tasmania’s public production forests for the benefit of current and future generations, and in commercially supplying wood to the Tasmanian forest industry.


Our Objectives


Forestry Tasmania aims to:



Our Values


Our forest management is currently certified under the Australian Forestry Standard which is recognised, under the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, as being an independent assurance of legal and sustainable timber supply. We are also in the process of seeking certification for our operations under Forest Stewardship Council® standards.




Forestry Tasmania is a statutory authority established under the Government Business Enterprises Act 1995. Our principal purpose is identified in the Forest Management Act 2013.

In accordance with the Government Business Enterprises Act 1995, a Ministerial Charter describes the Government's broad policy expectations and requirements for Forestry Tasmania, and is amended from time to time.

Fact sheet No1 Forestry Tasmania (PDF)