Great Southern Plantations grows

The purchase included 29,000 hectares of bushland but the price was based on the plantable area. The deal also included certain carbon sequestration rights.

The plan now boosts Great Southern’s total plantable area to more than 100,000 hectares in Western Australia, Victoria, and Queensland.

Great Southern says that harvesting from the existing plantations will commence later this year, with woodchips being exported to Japan for use in paper production.

Comment below to have your say on this story.

If you have a news story or tip-off, get in touch at  

Sign up to the Sprinter newsletter

Leave a comment:

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required


Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.