hyne1Hyne Timber Tumbarumba

Hyne is a leading Australian manufacturer and distributor of engineered, structural and decorative softwood products to the building industry.

Hyne is a leader in technology implementation, product development and quality control with a world class manufacturing capacity and environmental standards that underpin our unwavering commitment to sustainably grown plantation timber production and supply in Australia.


industrynsw1Industry and Investment NSW

The Industry & Investment NSW has been established to assist in building a diversified state economy that creates jobs. We aim to attract investment to NSW and support innovative, sustainable and globally competitive industries through our strong technical knowledge and scientific capabilities. We do this through effective partnerships with our industry sectors and by linking them to our state's knowledge and skills capacity.


norskeskog1Norske Skog Albury

Norske Skog is a world leading producer of newsprint and magazine paper, with 14 paper mills around the world.

Our business units and sales network confer a unique position. Local presence and knowledge combined with Norske Skog's global strength distinguish it from other paper companies.

The world market for newsprint and magazine paper is about 60 million tonnes, and the group has about 10 per cent and five per cent of these segments respectively. The groups operating revenue in 2008 was approximately NOK 26 billion.

rdamurray1Regional Development Australia - Murray

RDA is a national initiative based on building partnerships and ensuring that all governments and stakeholders are responsive to local priorities and needs.

It is a conduit between government and local communities, and a provider of information.  RDA committees will be strong advocates for their region and drivers of change.  RDA will have a pivotal role in ensuring the long term sustainability of regional Australia.

rta1Roads and Traffic Authority NSW

The RTA is the NSW State Government agency responsible for: improving road safety, testing and licensing drivers and registering and inspecting vehicles, Managing the road network to achieve consistent travel times.

The road network that the RTA manages includes: 17,981km of RTA-managed State roads, including 4,269km of National Road Network, for which the Australian Government provides a funding contribution, and 163km of privately-funded toll roads, 2946km of regional and local roads in the unincorporated area of NSW, 5051 bridges, major culverts and 22 tunnels, 3751 traffic signals and other traffic facilities, systems and corridor assets.


fifthestate1 The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate has extensive experience in the development of the Australian forestry and forest products processing industries.

Our Principals have high level qualifications in forestry and forest ecology and over 50 years combined industry and consulting experience. This experience covers technical and management functions from seedlings to finished product markets, and we provide advice to clients in the specific areas of plantation development, silviculture, harvest planning, wood flow scheduling, processing and domestic and international markets.




tumbarumba1Tumbarumba Shire Council

Tumbarumba Shire Council is pleased to be able to offer residents of the Shire a wide range of community services and agencies. Council provides assistance to a number of community projects and dedicated community organisations directly and indirectly.

Council supports community services such as aged & disabled services, cemeteries, libraries, emergency services, sport & leisure and everyday needs of the community. Some of the services provided to you by Council staff on behalf of other agencies include.

tumtum1Tumut Shire Council

Tumut Shire Council is a dynamic and innovative organisation dedicated to creating a sense of community, a healthy environment and economic prosperity for its citizens. Council is committed to providing, facilitating and brokering high quality services that meet the present and future needs of the community, efficiently and effectively, while being ecologically sustainable and retaining for our children the things that make the Shire the special place that it is. Council is focused on developing an environment of trust and respect, of community activism, of encouraging innovative solutions, and delivering fairness and equity to all stakeholders.

visy1Visy Pulp & Paper, Tumut

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies. Visy's past, present and future are linked by a commitment to growth, through meeting our customers' needs and the wise use and re-use of scarce resources.



caterholtharvey1Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts

Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia is Australia's most comprehensive wood manufacturing, distribution and sales business. We manufacture amongst other things particleboard, Mouldings, Flooring, LPM, LVL, Plywood as well as treated and untreated timber and decorative wood products.



humeforests1Hume Forests Ltd & Murray River Forests Ltd

Hume Forests Limited (HFL) is an entity created by Global Forest Partners LP (GFP) in late 2004 to acquire and manage on a sustainable basis mature Radiata pine plantations in southern New South Wales. HFL currently owns and manages approximately 14,000 stocked ha of freehold plantations in the Tumut/Tumbarumba and Oberon Regions of NSW and continues to acquire additional properties.

HFL has continuous harvesting operations on its estate supplying sawlog and pulplog to domestic customers including Carter Holt Harvey (Tumut and Oberon), Visy (Tumut), Norske Skog (Albury), Allied Timber Products (Bathurst), Australian United Timbers (Burraga), Ausply (Wagga Wagga) and others. HFL replants all areas following final harvest.



     Gundagai Shire Council

gundagai1Nestled in the South West Slopes of NSW and comprising part of the lands of the Wiradjuri people, Gundagai Shire is located approximately half way between Sydney and Melbourne along Australia's busiest highway, the Hume.

The earliest migrant settlers can be traced back to the 1820s. The infamous bushranger, Captain Moonlight was captured at nearby Wantabadgery and is now buried at the North Gundagai cemeter.



    Greater Hume Shire


Greater Hume Shire covers an area of some 5,939 kms2, and has a population base of 10,206 people. An amalgamation of the former Culcairn Shire, the former Holbrook Shire (except for an area of 19.2 km2 transferred to the Tumbarumba Shire), and approximately 81 percent of the area of the former Hume Shire, the new Council was constituted by proclamation on 26th May 2004.
The Council Corporate and Community Services are located in the Holbrook office while the Environment and Planning and Engineering, (or technical services) are located in Culcairn. Customer Service Centres are located in Henty, Walla Walla and Jindera.



Forest NSWForests NSW

Forests NSW is a public trading enterprise within NSW Department of Primary Industries. We sustainably manage more than 2 million hectares of native and planted forests for a wide range of economic, environmental and social values to internationally recognised standards.

As the largest manager of native and plantation forests in NSW, Forests NSW is a major force in the state's timber industry which contributes nearly $1 billion to the NSW economy each year.