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Corporate entry South Australian Woods and Forests Department (c. 1882 - )

State of South Australia

From
c. 1882
South Australia, Australia
Functions
Forest or Timber Industries and Advisory or Regulatory Body
Website
http://www.forestry.sa.gov.au/history.stm

Summary

The South Australian Woods and Forests Department was probably the first forestry department formed in the British Commonwealth. In 1902 the Department set up what is believed to be the first pine plantation for commercial use. The following year they set up their own sawmill.

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Ailie Smith