Tasmania’s Opposition Leader Bryan Green announced a ‘tread widely, tread lightly’ approach for supporting the state’s special timbers industry.

Local manufacturer releases new range of pre-school furniture


A family-owned business in Melbourne has launched their new range of hardwood timber furniture for the early learning sector, made from locally sourced Victorian Ash.

Woven bamboo technology allows any timber to be used


Advanced materials scientists have developed a technique to make softwood tougher than hardwood, and build in UV and termite protection.

Were you snapped at Frame 2015?


View the gallery from the 2015 Frame Conference and Exhibition!

Don’t get burnt using non-conforming building products


The prevalence of non-conforming building products is a major concern for the Queensland building and construction industry, with widespread use putting home-owners at risk.

Australian researchers are proposing to use the macadamia nut as a basic element in a new Microtimber product, made using innovative 3D-printing technology.

The building sector globally currently consumes more energy (34 per cent) than the transport sector (27 per cent) or the industry sector (28 per cent).

Industry associations are voicing their concerns and cautioning the Australian Government to not jeopardise the vital flow of overseas capital into regional businesses.

Riding the wooden wave


Michael Powell is no ordinary high school teacher. During the day he is crafting young minds, but when the day is done he is crafting something else,...

TMA Industrial Relations Workshops

TMA Industrial Relations Workshops

13 - 19 November 2015

A series of Industrial Relations workshops for TMA Members only. Book early for these workshops as they are for very limited numbers. We may run additional times when the advertised session is full.

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