The AustralianTaxation Office has released a fact sheet explaining the income tax consequences of engaging in forestry operations, including your entitlements to claim income tax deductions for the cost of acquiring, establishing or maintaining forest plantations often referred to as 'tree farming'.
AFG SWAN Branch is coordinating a register of timber assets on private land. This will benefit growers across South West WA by matching their timber with any opportunities for existing and new markets.
• Free for AFG members. To access the register for free as a member, login first and click the Events tab (Note, AFG is offering up to 2 months "free" membership for anyone who joins AFG in May and June. Please join and pay online then email email@example.com to indicate you would like to take advantage of this offer)
• $50 for non-members
Other benefits - access to SWAN services including:
• The Peer Group Mentoring Program (i.e. support for landowners who want to use trees but aren't too sure how to start)
• Master TreeGrower courses
• Discount for field days
• Gate sign with SWAN logo
For more information, contact the SWAN branch by email