Supporting industry to achieve high standards


The Forestry Better Business Program recognises professional businesses operating to high standards in the forest industry.

A free trial period is available for the first six months.

To access the program, forestry contracting businesses and forest managers can register at


Forestry contracting businesses can use this online program to store and share information with forest managers and to demonstrate they meet current standards.

The standards are based on existing industry standards, and link to relevant Acts and Regulations. The standards are described and documented under the four key areas:

Key benefits of the program include

  1. Business accreditation – a mechanism to recognise forestry contracting businesses operating to high standards.
  2. Streamlined communication – between forestry contracting businesses and forestry managers.
  3. One agreed set of standards – based of existing standards, located in one central place, for everyone to use.