Australian Forest History Society Inc

The Society operates as a friendly network of people interested in the history of Australia's forests and woodlands. Members come from a wide variety of disciplines, backgrounds and walks of life. The society publishes a newsletter, organises conferences and encourages the study of Australia's forests in the past. read more...

30 March 2019
2004 Logo
Proceedings of the 2004 Conference of the Australian Forest History Society, in Augusta, Western Australia, is now available online. Access the proceedings throught the Conference section of the website.

February 2019
The Australian Forest History Society is now on Twitter. Follow us to get the very latest news and updates.

January 2019
AFHS Newsletter No. 76, December, 2018 is available for download.

September 2018
Conservation Management Plan for Blundells Flat and Shannons Flat, ACT

Much of the natural and cultural heritage of Blundells Flat and Shannons Flat in the northwest of the ACT was burnt during the 2003 Canberra fires. In 2004, the Society received an ACT Heritage Grant to prepare a Conservation Management Plan for Blundells Flat and Shannons Flat. Written by AFHS member Mark Butz, the plan is now available for download

18th December 2016
Selected papers from the 2015 conference are available for download.


Timber getters
Timber getters felling a tree in the rainforest on the Atherton Tableland, Queensland.
Source: State Library of Queensland/Tablelands Regional Library Service

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