Native Forest Transition

This plan supports workers, businesses and communities in the native forestry areas.
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Applications for the Closure of Impacted Business grants opened on Monday 1 July 2024 and closes Tuesday 31 December 2024. Learn more on the grant information page.

The Western Australian Government has made the decision to end native tree logging to preserve approximately 400,000 additional hectares of karri, jarrah and wandoo forests.

The Forest Management Plan 2024-33 is managed by Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and will outline the future of forest management for Western Australia’s native forests.