ForestWorks performs a range of industry wide functions acting as the channel between industry, Government and the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) system.
co-ordinates industry's viewpoint on related policy and practices
develops and maintains networks of forestry enterprises, industry bodies, vocational education and training providers and Government agencies and departments
works with the Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), and State and Territory Training Authorities to develop and maintain national industry qualifications, training packages, funding for training activities and skills infrastructure
provides support to enterprises and training providers for assessment and skills development with constant information sharing, development of resource tools and materials and networks for exchange of best practices
works with industry, schools, service providers and government to ensure that the industry is attractive and easily accessible to job seekers and existing workers.