What we do

In a global economy VAFI continues to support local forest and wood products businesses, both in response to resource security and market access to the industry.

VAFI continues to encourage greater uptake of productivity enhancing measures, including new technology, workforce skills and capabilities, industry collaboration and market support.

VAFI strives to protect and promote the forest and wood products industry’s commitment to Victoria’s economy and community, as well as its ongoing sustainability. VAFI works collaboratively with its members, industry stakeholders, the community and governments to achieve this goal.

Our vision is to ensure an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable future for Victoria’s forest and wood products industry.

In working towards our vision, value is measured through what we, our stakeholders and members achieve.

VAFI’s values include:

Leadership and advocacy

VAFI is the trusted ‘voice’ for the Victorian forest and wood products industry.

Strong relationships

VAFI cultivates strong relationships based on respect, communication and collaboration

Knowledge and innovation

VAFI develops strategic and innovative ways of delivering services.


VAFI is professional, responsive and efficient in achieving the best possible outcome for its members.

The Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) is the peak body for the Victorian forest and wood products industry.

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GPO Box 4320
Melbourne VIC

Tel: +61 3 9611 9000