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...

April 2021
The April 2021 issue has a cover article on the Lake Corangamite Timber Barge and an introductory article by the new AFHS president Juliana Lazzari. Download the Newsletter: AFHS Newsletter No. 82, April, 2021 is available for download.

December 2020
The December 2020 issue has an article on the history of the Maryborough Forestry District, news and new books. Download the Newsletter: AFHS Newsletter No. 81, December, 2020 is available for download.

6 August 2020
A new issue of the AFHS newsletter is out, with the cover article on John Curtin as Timber Union Organiser and Michael Roche in New Zealand has contributed two articles on Owen Jones. Download newsletter: AFHS Newsletter No. 80, July, 2020

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.


Box Mill

The Box Mill at Beech Forest in about 1921. See article on The Warrnambool Box Factory by Norman Houghton in December 2019 newletter.

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