The last decade has seen the loss of about 30,000 hectares of the estate due primarily to the water policies of successive state governments. This equals about 30m trees which is the equivalent of 1.2m houses.

The Green Triangle

The Green Triangle produces:
30% of locally produced house framing
23% of the particleboard used as flooring in houses, townhouses and apartments
48% of the packaging and industrial grade timber used by businesses in Australia
60% of the poles, posts and similar products used in the domestic agricultural industry and external environment


Plantation estate of around 172,000 hectares representing about 12% of the national softwood estate and 5% of the hardwood estate


$3B to the state’s economy annually


18,000 direct and indirect jobs