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Industry Resources

On the hunt for more timber information for your next build? Whether you are a professional or DIYer, here's some helpful industry knowledge to make your job easier!

We are the go-to timber supplier for carpenters, fencers, builders, handymen and landscapers. Our range covers everything from decking and fencing to landscape and framing timber. Treated pine, Australian hardwoods or merbau: everything you need from your back door to your back fence.

Our experienced Customer Care Team are here to help with any of your timber questions. Find the right timber for your project with ease. Call us on 1300 477 024 or email sales@narangbatimbers.com.au.

Government Information Resources

Department of Primary Industries – Forestry
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries discusses all things forestry including research and development, sustainability and harvesting and management of plantations.

Using Timber In Construction
This site will guide trades and DIYers through using timber in construction. Follow the ‘next’ links at the bottom of each page to explore the different aspects of using timber in construction.

Using Treated Timber
An in-depth explanation of different timber treatment types, wood preservation and hazard level ratings.

Construction Timbers and Compliance
A brief overview of laws, codes and standards for the building industry in order to adhere to compliance requirements when using timber in construction.

Australian Government DAFF Forestry
An educational resource outlining the measures taken with the goal to strengthen, support and continue a sustainable forestry sector in Australia.

Government Departments / Regulators

Australian Building Codes Board
Government regulator “responsible for the National Construction Code, WaterMark and CodeMark Certification Schemes, and regulatory reform in the construction industry.”

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
This government department manages all businesses within its industry and ensures they are compliant in the production and protection of Queensland’s natural resources.

Safe Work Australia Codes of Practice
A comprehensive guide to complying with health and safety regulations.

National Construction Code
A government body responsible for setting the “minimum required standard for the safety, health, amenity, accessibility and sustainability of certain buildings.”

Timber Industry Organisations

National Timber and Hardware Association
An organisation providing resources such as advocacy, training, recruitment, and insurance to companies and individuals in the timber and hardware industry.

Forest & Wood Products Australia
A research and development organisation with the purpose of “growing the market for forest and wood products, increasing productivity and profitability.”

Standards Australia
An independent organisation that develops industry standards to present to stakeholders from a variety of sectors to develop or update new or existing standards.

Best Practice Guides and Data Sheets

Timber Queensland Residential Timber Decks
Technical information and recommendations in line with the Building Code of Australia (BCA) regulatory requirements for residential timber decks.