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Tasmanian expertise leads in timber education
The University of Tasmania's Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood (CSAW) continues to expand the educational opportunities it is offering to those who design or build with timber, and those who make and distribute timber and wood products.
Blue gum | Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus
Blue gum is one of Tasmania's most durable timbers making it particularly suitable for flooring in high traffic areas and commercial projects. Tasmanian Blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus, toned from pale straw to a light brown with a grey green figure
Much of the interior of Parliament House in Canberra has been finished in a variety of Australian native timber, with Blackwood, Myrtle and Huon Pine representing the Tasmanian species.