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Chapter 4

I Management Of Native Forests

II Plantations-high Productivity Resources

III Protecting The Resource

IV Harvesting The Resource

V Solid Wood And Its Processing

VI Minor Forest Products

VII Reconstituted Wood Products

VIII Pulp And Paper

IX Export Woodchips

X Future Directions

XI Acknowledgements



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The preparation of this chapter would not have been possible without the cooperation of the State forest services, the CSIRO Divisions of Building Research, Chemical and Wood Technology and Forest Research, industry and industry associations and the valuable advice provided by many helpful people including these Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences -Mr. R. W. Henry, Drs. H. G. Higgins and W. E. Hillis, Mr. A. J. Pearson, Prof. L. D. Pryor, and Sir Henry Somerset.


Baker, R. T., Hardwoods of Australia and their economics (Technological Museum: Sydney), 1919.

Baker, R. T. and Smith, H. G., A research on the eucalypts especially in regard to their essential oils (Technological Museum: Sydney), 1920.

Swain, E. H. F. The timbers and forest products of Queensland (Queensland Forest Service: Brisbane), 1928.

Boas, I. H., The commercial timbers of Australia - their properties and uses (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research: Melbourne), 1947.

Wallis, N. K., Australian timber handbook (The Timber Development Association of Austra-
lia: Sydney), 1956.

McCarthy, F. D., Australia's aborigines (Colourgravure: Melbourne), 1957.

Mellor, D. P., Australia in the war of 1939-45 - Series 4 (Civil) - Vol. 5 - The role of science
and industry
(Australian War Memorial: Canberra), 1958.

Benjamin, L. R., The challenge of the eucalypts, Appita, 13(3) 90-103, 1959.

Robertson, J.R., The origins of forestry administration in Western Australia 1829-1929, Forests
Dept., Western Australia, 1959.

Rule, A., Forests of Australia (Angus and Robertson: Sydney), 1967.

Watson, A. J. and Cohen, W. E., Pulping of eucalypts - An historical survey, Appita, 22(4)
xvii-xxxi, 1969.

Australian Forestry Council, Forwood - Report of the forestry and wood-based industries de-
velopment conference 1974
(Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra), 1975.

Stewart, D. W. R., Forest administration in Western Australia 1929-69, Forests Dept., Western
Australia, n.d.

Lewis, N. B., A hundred years of state forestry. South Australia: 1875-1975 (Woods and Forests Department: Adelaide), 1975.

Luke, R. H. and McArthur, A. G., Bushfires in Australia (Forestry and Timber Bureau and
CSIRO Division of Forest Research: Canberra), 1978.

Hillis, W. E. and Brown, A. G. (Eds), Eucalypts for wood production (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization: Australia), 1978.

Keating, W. R., The role of Australian standards in improving the utilization of timber, M.For.Sc. thesis. University of Melbourne, 1978.

Page, M. W., Changing patterns of timber utilization. Paper presented to Australian Branch: Institute of Wood Science, 13 June 1979.

Carron, L. T., A history of forestry and forest products research in Australia, Historical records of Australian Science, 5(1) 7-57, 1980.

Various, Australian particleboard manufacturing industry, Aust. For. Ind. J., 47 (6): supplement, 1981.

Various, Australian and New Zealand plywood and veneer industries, Aust. For. Ind. J., 47 (9): supplement, 1981.

Various, Centenary of state forestry (NSW), Forest and timber, 18 (1): 4-15, (2): 4-24, 1982.

Bootle, K. R., Wood in Australia - types, properties and uses (McGraw-Hill: Sydney), 1983.

Boland, D. J., Brooker, M. I. H., Chippendale, G. M., Hall, N., Hyland, B. P. M., Johnston, R. D., Kleinig, D. A. and Turner, J. D., Forest trees of Australia, 4th ed. (Nelson -CSIRO: Melbourne), 1984.

Greaves, H., Wood preservation in Australia (Swedish National Board for Technical Development: Stockholm), 1984.

Carron, L. T., A history of forestry in Australia (Australian National University Press: Canberra), 1985.

Forestry and Forest Products Industry Council, Assessment of the performance and prospects of manufacturing (Stocktake), (Forestry and Forest Products Industry Council: Melbourne), 1985.

Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Australian forest resources 1985 (Australian Government
Publishing Service: Canberra), 1986.

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