Guidance for Australian businesses and organisations


TDA, supported by the Forest and Wood Products Australia, the Australian timber products industry, and the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, has prepared due diligence tools and guidance materials to assist Australian organisations undertake their due diligence, avoid purchasing illegally logged timber, and meet the Australian illegal logging laws.


Access to the free due diligence tools and guidance materials requires registration by interested parties due to copyright conditions.  Please navigate to the registration page from the following link:

Guidance for the importers of American hardwoods


The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has designed and published a guidance document primarily for its Members, who supply hardwood lumber and veneer directly to Australian importers.


This guidance document is also useful for Australian importers to access to facilitate their own compliance requirements and due diligence.

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