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    Two HQP male staff members smiling, one in the forefront and one out of focus with a harvest site in the background.
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    Araucaria seeds ready for sowing.
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    Inspection of Southern Pine seedlings in a nursery
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Visiting our plantations?

Many of our plantation forests are open to the public and can provide wonderful opportunities for recreation. However, they are working forests and visiting comes with conditions. To ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time, we've partnered with Queensland Police on a responsible recreation campaign for riders and drivers.

Learn more about responsible recreation

The plantation lifecycle

  • Tree breeding

  • Seed collection and nursery

  • Site preparation

  • Planting

  • Weed control and nutrition

  • Growing and maintenance

  • Fire protection

  • Harvesting

  • Haulage

  • Processing

  • Products


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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as Australia's First Nations Peoples and the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to their ancestors and Elders past, present and upcoming and thank them for enriching us with their cultural practices, traditions and connection to Country.

Read more about Indigenous peoples and HQP